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Mary L. (Griggers) Jensen

Mary L. (Griggers) Jensen

Mary L. (Griggers) Jensen

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, April 29th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Mary L. (Griggers) Jensen, aka Mary L. Cutillo, who died following a long illness at Hammersmith House of Saugus on Thursday, April 25, at 84 years.  Born & raised in Selma, Alabama, she attended school there & came to live in Revere over 70 years ago.  Most of her working career was spent in food service, namely the Revere IHOP Restaurant for over 20 years, where she was a very popular personality, as a hostess & a waitress.  Later & until her retirement, she worked at Stop & Shop for nearly 16 years in food service.  Mary always loved her work, especially working & meeting people.  She formed friendships that have lasted until her death.  As a young bride here in Revere, her mother-in-law, Philomena “Ma” Cutillo, took her under her wing.  There she piqued as a “top” Italian chef & homemaker.  She & her late mother-in-law enjoyed a close & unique relationship.  She is the beloved wife of over 40 years to Paul M. Jensen, & the late Frank Cutillo, Sr.  She is the devoted mother of: Carolyn Catinazzo & her husband, Nicholas R. Catinazzo, the Director of the Revere Board of Health, & John D. Cutillo, all of Revere, Linda E. Shaughnessy & her husband, Richard, of Millbury, MA, Frank “Chuckie” Cutillo, Jr. of California, & Robert Cutillo & his wife, Christine, of Georgia.  She is also lovingly survived by her 6 Grandchildren, 11 Great-Grandchildren, her sister-in-law Betty Ponder of Louisiana, & many nieces & nephews.  She is the dear Sister to Sarah Dever of Pennsylvania, & the late Willie Ponder.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, April 30th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, at 10 a.m., followed by interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody.


Visiting Hours

Monday, April 29th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.


Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody.

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  1. Carolyn cstinazzo
    May 4 2013

    I miss you. I miss seeing your beautiful face and listening to all the lessons you taught me in life, lessons that helped
    me be a better person, a devoted and loving mother, a good wife and a wonderful and generous grandmother. I will miss you forever but I know we will meet again.
    Love you,
    You know so many angels up there, please give them hugs and kisses to all of them.

  2. Janis and Sean Wildman
    Apr 29 2013

    So sorry to hear of the passing of dear beautiful Mary. Wish we could be there to say or condolences. We are there in love and spirit.Will never forget you

  3. Judy & Dick Correggio
    Apr 29 2013

    Carolyn and family,

    We are so sorry about your mother. Hope you find peace in knowing how much she knew you loved her.

    Judy & Dick

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