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Muriel (Ireland) Caputo-McCullough

Family & friends are invited to attend visitng hours on Sunday, August 12th, 2012 from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Muriel (Ireland) Caputo-McCullough, who died following a brief illness, at North Shore Medical Center-Union Hospital on Wednesday, August 8th, at 85 years.  A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home following the visitation at 6:15 p.m.  Mrs. Caputo-McCullough was born & raised in Trenton, New Jersey & came to live in the Boston area as a young woman.  Her first marriage to Frank P. Caputo ended with his death on December 26, 1976.  In January of 1982, she married James F. McCullough, & moved to Lynn where she remained until her death.  Mr. McCullough died on December 4, 2006.  For over 20 years, she worked with the Salvation Army Store of Boston as store manager & supervisor.  She also traveled to other Salvation Army stores in the area, instituting programs for organization inventory in-take, etc.  Muriel had her own private ministry: packing, & delivering food “Meals on wheels” to the elderly & disenfranchised.  She continued being active until two years ago.  She is the cherished mother of Deborah A. Caputo & Michael W. Caputo, both of Norwich, Connecticut, Peter A. Caputo & his wife Jill of Saugus, John L. Caputo of Lynnfield, & the late: Daniel DeFelice & Frank L. Caputo.  She is the beloved grandmother of Danielle Bradley of Dartmouth, MA, Raya Sunshine DeSimone-Caputo of Winthrop, John R. Surette of Charlestown, & Michael C. Surette of Saugus.  She is the dear sister of Helen Fuller of New Jersey.  She is also lovingly survived by her great-granddaughter, Tiara Pina, & her devoted caregiver, Joseph A. Rotunno of Lynn.  Many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews also survive her.  Interment will be held privately at Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, August 12th, 2012 from 3 – 6 p.m.

Funeral Service

Sunday, August 12th, 2012 at 6:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Will be held privately at Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108. 

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  1. Debbie
    Aug 11 2012

    To Debbie, Michael, Peter and john
    So sorry for your loss..I always loved your mom..Thought about you often and how everyone was..May the memories of your mom keep you smiling..Love Debbie ( Brown ) Apostolos

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