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Loretta M. (Kehoe) Ristino

Loretta M. Ristino

Loretta M. Ristino

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, December 28th, from 3 to 7 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Loretta M. (Kehoe) Ristino, who passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 21st at the Melrose – Wakefield Hospital after a brief illness. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, December 29th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m., in Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. &Winthrop Ave.) Revere. Born & raised in Revere. She attended Immaculate Conception School & is an alumna of the Class of 1961. After she was married & began her family, she remained in Revere. In 1973, Loretta began what would be a 30 year career for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Group Insurance Commission, as a Junior Accountant, retiring in 2003. The center of Loretta’s Life was her family. It is known that she would love to host Thanksgiving & Christmas Eve dinners, but her weekly “Macaroni Night” on Wednesday’s were legendary. She would host this dinner for almost 30 years, bringing her family together. Loretta was also the quintessential Boston Sports Fan “Living & Dying” with every win or loss. She also loved to challenge herself with her crossword puzzles in her free time.  She was the loving mother of B.F.D. Captain Paul P. Ristino, Jr. & his wife Lynn of Revere, Renee L. Pedone & her husband Edward of Saugus & Alyssa M. Thomas & her companion Kenneth Cooper of Medford. She is the beloved sister of Helena Kehoe of Revere, Francis Kehoe of Revere,Lillian Capone of Quincy, Patricia Giordano of Tyngsboro, Marilyn Cunio of Revere & Marie Cutillo of Medford and the late James Kehoe, Bernard Kehoe, Emma Hatfield & Margaret Poirier.. She is the adored Nana of Lindsey Hinze & her Husband Jason , Jennifer Ristino & Katie Ristino all of Revere, Andrew Thomas of Waltham, Steven Thomas of Peabody, Matthew Pedone & Kevin Pedone both of Saugus. She was the wife of the late Paul P. Ristino, Sr. Also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews. Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice, INC., 178 Savin ST, Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148.


Visiting Hours

Sunday, December 28th, from 3 to 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, December 29th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Revere)


Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery (Peabody)

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice, INC., 178 Savin ST, Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148.

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