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Maria (Leone) Puccio

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Wm. F. Spencer Funeral Home, 575 E. Broadway (at H St.), SOUTH BOSTON, on Saturday, December 30th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Gate of Heaven Church, 609 E. Fourth St., SOUTH BOSTON for Maria (Leone) Puccio, who died unexpectedly on December 26th at the Boston Medical Center after celebrating Christmas with her loving family by her side. She was 87 years old. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Maria was born & raised in Tiriolo, Catanzaro, Italy. In the early 1950s, she, her husband and their children came to live in South Boston, where they remained. Maria was a dedicated housewife and the epitome of a loving mother. Her passion was caring endlessly for her family and providing them with her legendary cooking. All of her meals that she prepared, was truly made with love. Her joy was to be with her family and share the joy of one another.

She is beloved wife of 63 years to the late Giuseppe “Joe” Puccio, who passed on November 4th, 2011. Devoted & loving mother of Vincent Puccio & his wife Linda, Anthony V. Puccio, all of South Boston & Marisa A. Puccio of Revere. Cherished grandmother of Vincent J. Puccio & his partner Stephanie, Joseph M. Puccio & Anthony M. Puccio & his partner Stephanie, all of South Boston. Dear sister of Rosina Grida, Franca Torchia, & Domenico Leone & his wife Maria, all of Italy. Also lovingly survived by Linda A. Fariole of Revere & many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews in Italy.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, December 30th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Wm. F. Spencer Funeral Home, 575 E. Broadway (at H St.), South Boston

Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 30th at 12:00 p.m. in Gate of Heaven Church, 609 E. Fourth St., South Boston


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Marian Manor Patient Recreation Fund, 130 Dorchester Ave., South Boston, MA 02127.

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  1. Margaret and Dan Stone
    Dec 27 2017

    Marisa, what a role model and inspiration you have been!! Job well done caring for MaMa….she was so very proud of you….Great support Linda!! Loved your mom soooo very much, I am taking comfort in the fact that Joe was waiting for her with open arms….never forget their anniversary party and dancing all night, what fun we had!!
    With Love always,
    me and himself

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