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Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa

Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa

Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa, who died after a lengthy illness, in the presence of her God & family, peacefully on Sunday, November 9th at Meadow-Green Nursing Home of Waltham, at 89 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, following the visitation, followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at 12 Noon.  Born & raised in Revere, she was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1943.  Virginia lived in Revere, mostly on Hall St., for many years, before moving to Lexington in 2000.  She had a 20 year career with the Registry of Motor Vehicles (Nashua St.), Boston, as a clerk & interviewer.  At one time, all of her sisters worked at the Registry for many years.  As any Revereite would tell you, if the need came to be, & you made a trip to the Registry & one of the Ginnetti Girls recognized you, your wait was minimal & your problems were solved.  All four Ginnetti Girls (Anna, Frances, Virginia, & Chickie), were most accommodating & a pleasure to deal with.  She is the beloved wife of the late Pellegrino R. “Bill” Papa, who passed in July, 2007.  She is the adored & devoted mother of: Jeanne A. Papa of Lexington, William V. Papa & his wife Dorothy Grayson of Salem, MA, & Virginia A. Papa-Carino & her husband Francis W. of West Newton.  She is the cherished grandmother to Ava R. & Lily R. Carino, both of West Newton.  She is the dear sister of Frances D. Gennacco of Revere & her late husband John, Lillian M. “Chickie” Boudette & her husband Bernand F., all of Revere, & the late: Anthony, Dante, & Spartaco Ginnetti, & Anna Sasso.  She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Newton Cemetery of Newton, MA.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at Meadow-Green Nursing Home, 45 Woburn St., Waltham, MA 02452, or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 12 Noon in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Newton Cemetery, Newton.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at Meadow-Green Nursing Home, 45 Woburn St., Waltham, MA 02452, or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

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