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Mary Louise (DePaolo) Abbatessa

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE on Tuesday, June 21st from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ,for Mary Louise (DePaolo) Abbatessa, who passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on June 16th, 2022. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 22nd in St. Ann Parish, 140 Lynn St., PEABODY at 11:00 a.m. Please meet directly at Church. Interment will be held privately.

Mary Louise (DePaolo) Abbatessa passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on June 16th, 2022. She is survived by the love of her life Michael A. Abbatessa Sr. her children and partners, Michele and Randy; Michael Jr. and Carol; Mark and Carlene; Matthew and Chelsea; Mitchell and Stacey. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Derek and Emily (parents of great grandchildren: Leo, Maximilian, John-Paul, Vincent), Colin and fiancee Elana, Samantha, Conor, Jacob, Brett, Luke, Cali, Maci. She was an avid reader and editor, especially for her brother Patrick. She was a cub scout den leader, President of the Bishop Fenwick Pigskin Club, President of Peabody High Booster Club, President of Lodge 2057 mixed Sons of Italy, Charity Commissioner for the Mass Sons of Italy, Deputy to the Women’s Peabody Sons of Italy lodge, a Eucharistic Minister for St. Ann’s Parish of which she had been a member for 55 years. She was a regular volunteer for My Brothers Table, church bazaars, bingo nights, numerous Columbus day parades, and North End nursing homes and Don Orione Nursing Home Christmas parties. Mary Lou was everybody’s cheerleader, her home was considered a safe house and everyone was always welcome especially during holidays. She always advised her younger brothers, Patrick, John, and Robert, wisely. They looked up to her for guidance and advice. She was a true friend to many and always had a smile on her face and a joke to tell. She was an avid Boston sports fan. What brought her joy and filled her heart most of all was attending her children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events, where she was known for saying the Rosary and cheering the loudest. She will be missed by many and ever present in everyone’s hearts.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Alliance by visiting www.ayacanceralliance.org.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, June 21st from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Ann Parish, 140 Lynn St., Peabody
Please meet directly at Church

Interment

Will be Private


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  1. Jeanne (Grasso) Marquardo
    Jun 21 2022

    My deepest sympathy to the family
    She will live on in your hearts and your memories

  2. James Doyle
    Jun 20 2022

    Dear Pat, please accept our condolences on the loss of your sister, Lou. I remember her from high school and as your sister for many years. I am sure she will be missed and we will be thinking of you and your family in the coming years.
    Jimmy and Christina

  3. James Doyle
    Jun 20 2022

    Dear Mike, please accept my condolences on the loss of your wife, Lou. I remember her from high school and as your wife for many years. I am sure she will be missed and I will be thinking and praying for you and your family in the coming years.
    Your friend,
    Jimmy Doyle

  4. Diana ferri and family
    Jun 18 2022

    Our best friends Michael and Marilou of a lifetime. My sis of the heart for over 60 years. She will always me with me. My heart goes out to Michael and brothers. We share your sorrow. May you find peace my friend with the angels. You will be so missed. Every single day. Luv always. Diana. And Jimmy. Hugs to heaven ❤️

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