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Phyllis A. (Siciliano) Tata

Phyllis A. (Siciliano) Tata

Phyllis A. (Siciliano) Tata

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, October 6th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Phyllis A. (Siciliano) Tata, who died at her Revere residence following a lengthy illness on Wednesday, October 2nd, at 87 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, October 7th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 10 a.m.  Mrs. Tata was born & raised in Revere, attended Revere schools & was a 1944 alumna of Revere High School.  All of her life was spent here in Revere as an outstanding homemaker & care-giver to many members of her extended family.  Phyllis was most active in the Revere Public School PTA & the PTA at the Immaculate Conception School of Revere.  She is the beloved & faithful wife of 65 years to former Revere City Councillor & former retired Revere firefighter Pat W. Tata, Sr.  She is the adored mother to: John R. Tata of Chelsea, Debra J. Tata, Pat W. Tata, Jr., Mark A. Tata & his wife Kelley, Lisa M. Amato, Gina M. Viarella & her husband Christopher, Maria V. Stuart & her husband Michael, all of Revere, & the late Peter W. Tata.  She was the dear sister of Louis J. “Gino” Siciliano & Ella Marino.  She is the loving sister-in-law to: John Marino of Revere, Malvina Cafarelli, recently of Georgia & formerly of Revere, Josephine Nicholas of Texas, & the late Louise J. Siciliano.  Also lovingly survived by 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Phyllis was a “woman of Confidence” in God’s will & trusted cheerfully & joyfully in the love of God.


Visiting Hours

Sunday, October 6th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

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  1. Carol Donovan
    Oct 10 2013

    To Pat and the Tata family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Phyllis was a sweet woman and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Carol Donovan

  2. Marlene and Thomas McCabe
    Oct 6 2013

    Pat and Family,

    So sorry for your great loss. Try to remember and think of all of the good times spent together and your loved one will remain in your hearts forever.

    With Heartfelt and Deepest Sympathy,

    Marlene and Tom McCabe

  3. Frank & Elaine Occhipinti
    Oct 5 2013

    Uncle Pat & Family,

    Our prayers are with all of you.
    We loved auntie Phyllis very much.She was one of our favorite Aunts.
    We are so lucky to be in such a wonderful family.

    Stay close and always love each other.

  4. Cheryl J. Cunningham
    Oct 5 2013

    To the Tata family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother I know how wonderful she was from when we were kids and always at your house. She will be missed but you will always have GREAT memories of her and lots of smiles with those memories.

    Cheryl Cunningham

  5. Phil & Sue Porter
    Oct 5 2013

    Our heartfelt condolences to all the Tata family.
    Phyllis was a very special lady and will be sorely missed by all those fortunate enough to know her…..God bless her memory and give strength to her family during this very difficult time.
    Phil & Sue Porter

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