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Marie T. (Puleo) Giaimo

Funeral services & Interment were held privately due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic for Marie T. (Puleo) Giaimo, who died on Saturday, January 2nd surrounded by the love of her family at her residence at New Horizons Assisted Living in Woburn, she was 98 years old. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Marie (Mary) was born & raised in Boston’s North End. She was educated in Boston Schools. At an early age during the 2nd World War, Marie worked at Hood Rubber in Watertown for several years. She later worked for Schraffts Candy in the catering division. During this time she was raising her 4 children. She then took a position as an administrative assistant at the First National Bank of Boston, now Bank of America, her career spanned over 20 years. Marie lived in the West End of Boston for several years, then moving to East Boston and eventually settling in Everett, where she spent most of her life. Marie’s life was defined by her legacy, which were her children, grandchildren, & great-grandchildren. Her biggest gift was the joy & happiness every day by her family.

She is the beloved wife of the late Leo Giaimo. Loving & devoted mother of Charlene Allitto Thurston & husband Barry of Nantucket, Marie Allitto Coppola & husband Pasquale of Reading, Bernice Allitto Calandrella & husband Marc of Sudbury & the late Francis C. Allitto. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Carey & husband David of N. Easton, Alex Calandrella of Portland, ME, Adrienne Calandrella of Falmouth & Francesca Coppola of Somerville. Adored great grandmother of Samantha, Hadley & John. Dear sister of Kathryn Mastroppolito of East Boston & the late Sarah Ania, Antonetta “Netta” Cammarata, Lucy Todaro & Charles Puleo. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. 


Funeral Services were Private

Remembrances may be made to New Horizons at Choate – Cummings Foundation, 21 Warren Ave., Woburn, MA 01801.


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  1. kathleen starr
    Jan 10 2021

    Dear Charlene,Marie,Bernice

    My condolences to you and your families on the passing of your mom.
    I’ve often thought of her. Cousin Tammy and I had the pleasure of
    visiting with her a few years back and often talked about paying another visit again after the pandemic is over. She was a very sweet
    and kind lady and she will always hold a special place in my heart.
    God Bless
    Cousin Kathy

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