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Malvina C. (Tata) Cafarelli

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Malvina C. (Tata) Cafarelli, who died after a lengthy illness at the home of her daughter in Woodstock, Georgia on Sunday, November 30th, four days shy of her 89th birthday, in the loving company of her family & her God.  Her funeral will follow the visitation, with a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at 11 a.m.  Born in Auburn, New York, she came here to Revere with her family as a young girl, attended school & was a 1943 alumna of Revere High School.  She worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as a social worker for the Department of Public Welfare in Boston & Revere, retiring in 1988.  She was a former President & member of the Immaculata Guild & long-time member of the Board of Directors of the Revere Public Library.  Her late husband of 63 years, Antonio J. “Tony” Cafarelli, a retired Revere Police Lieutenant, died in August of 2010.  She is the devoted mother of Nicholas L. Cafarelli & his wife Patricia of West Peabody, & Wendy M. Douvros & her husband Vincent M. Douvros of Woodstock, GA.  She is the cherished grandmother to Susan M. Taylor & her husband Matthew of Marshfield, Jeffrey A. Cafarelli & his wife Kristin of Peabody, Matthew E. Cafarelli & his wife Theresa of West Peabody, Danielle M. Cafarelli of North Andover, Vanessa M. Kessinger & husband Matthew of McDonough, GA, & Stephanie J. Montgomery & husband Justin of Canton, GA.  Dear sister of former Revere City Councillor & School Committeeman Patsy W. “Pat” Tata of Revere, Dolores Nicholas & her husband James of Corinth, Texas, & the late: Peter W. Tata, Chester W. Tata, & Madeline Occhipinti.  She is also lovingly survived by 11 great-grandchildren: Geoffrey, Tyler, Bryce, Vincent, Desiree, Mackayla, Amelia-Marie, Blakely-Joe, Wyatt, Charlie-Faye, Grayson, & the late Davin.  Many faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nephews & grand-nieces also survive her.  Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wellstar Hospice of Tranquility Mountain, 475 Dickerson Ave., N.W. Marietta, GA 30064-1467.

Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wellstar Hospice of Tranquility Mountain, 475 Dickerson Ave., N.W. Marietta, GA 30064-1467.

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