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Sophie J. (Russell) Gatta

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, October 10th, 2014 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, beginning at 9 a.m., for Sophie J. (Russell) Gatta, who died following a lengthy battle with pulmonary carcinoma on Monday evening, October 6th at the Leonard-Florence Center for Living of Chelsea, at 85 years.  Her funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 12 Noon, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Mrs. Gatta came to live in Revere over 70 years ago, after being born & raised in Waterbury, Connecticut.  A devoted homemaker, she worked for several years at Bradlee’s Department Store of Chelsea as a clerk, until retirement.  Her husband, Robert F. Gatta, died in October of 2007.  She is the devoted & beloved mother of: Kathleen M. Bruno & her husband Michael C. of Saugus, Robert J. Gatta & his fiancée Joanne of Everett, & the late Elaine M. Wilton.  She is the cherished grandmother to: Ashley N., Courtney L. & Tyler M. Wilton all of Revere, Kristen M. Gatta of Winthrop, Amanda N. Gatta of Revere, Stacey A. Bruno, & Christopher M. Bruno & his wife Amanda, all of Saugus.  She is the dear sister to Evelyn Benedetto of Revere, & the late: Marie Russell & John Russell.  Also lovingly survived by her 3 great-grandchildren, Gianna, Emily, & Cruz, her son-in-law Michael J. Wilton, & many nieces & nephews.


Visiting Hours

Friday, October 10th, 2014 from 9 – 11:45 a.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Funeral Home.


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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