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Rosemarie (Mastascusa) Drinan

Family and Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, April 17th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for Rosemarie (Mastascusa) Drinan, who passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on April 10th following a battle of overwhelming illness. She was 73 years of age. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home, immediately following the visitation, at 5:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately.

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Rosemarie was born and raised in Revere and she was a graduate of Revere High School. She soon married David J. Drinan and the couple resided in Everett where they began their family. They would later settle in Chelsea, where they remained for many years until taking residence in Saugus, where they made their home for over 30 years. They shared nearly 54 years of marriage together. Rosemarie was a devoted wife and mother and she also worked outside of the home to help support her family. She worked for several years in Boston’s Logan Airport at the duty-free shop and then began working for Stop & Shop Supermarket. Her career there as a clerk spanned 25 years until her retirement. Rosemarie enjoyed spending time with her family and always held St. Anthony of Padua Church very dear to her heart.

She is the beloved wife of 54 years to David J. Drinan, Sr. of Saugus. Devoted mother of David J. Drinan, Jr. & his wife Joyce of Revere, Denise M. Grassa & her husband Nicholas of Saugus and Diana M. LaVertue & her husband George of Saugus. Cherished grandmother of Sabrina, Justin, Katie & Isabella. Dear sister of Joyce D. DiNuccio & her husband Thomas L., Sr. of Revere & cherished aunt of Thomas L. DiNuccio, Jr. & his wife Stacey of Winthrop. She was the daughter of the late John A. and Jennie G. (Caggiano) Mastascusa.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


Services

Visiting Hours

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Saturday, April 17th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 17th at 5:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private


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  1. DeSantis Family
    Apr 12 2021

    Denise, Nick and Katie
    So very sorry to all of you!! She was a wonderful woman. Will keep you in our prayers.

  2. Elizabeth Kramer
    Apr 12 2021

    Denise I am so sorry about the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful person and she was always so kind to me and treated me like family.

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