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Jeannette E. (Blais) Vesce

Family & friends are invited to attended Visiting Hours on Tuesday, November 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Jeannette E. (Blais) Vesce, who died in her home in the presence of her loving family, following a brief illness. She was 100 years old.  A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home following the visitation at 11:15 a.m., followed with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Jeannette was a lifelong Revere native. She was born in Revere on April 19, 1921, to John B. Blais & Marie (Belanger) Blais and she was one of four children. She was educated in Revere Schools and grew up on Dunn Road. Jeannette was known for her swimming; she would be seen swimming along the entire length of Revere Beach & her love for swimming continued throughout most of her life. Jeannette also enjoyed roller skating & ice skating. She was also a very talented seamstress. She married Antonio S. Vesce, and they remained in Revere where they raised their six children. Jeannette was a “True Matriarch” of her family and was the essence of mother. She led by examples throughout her lifetime.  She only wanted the very best for her children and grandchildren as well as others around her.

She is the beloved wife of the late Antonio S. Vesce. Loving mother of Janice M. Mingolla & husband Ret. Revere Police Patrolman Angelo “Andy” of Revere, Donna M. Stahl of Revere, Stephen A. Vesce & his late wife Joanne of Revere, Joseph M. Vesce & wife Robyn of Chelsea, Denise J. Sellaro & husband Frank of Medford & Former Revere City Councilor Brian P. Vesce of Revere. Cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren & adored great grandmother of 4 great grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Robert M.J. Blais, Gerard Blais, & Lucille Cambriello. Jeannette also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 9th at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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  1. George McLeod
    Nov 18 2021

    Steve, Brian,

    So sorry for your loss. 100 years old, God Bless.

  2. Jerry Amore
    Nov 16 2021

    Steve and family so very sorry for your loss .jerry Amore ❤️

  3. Rosalie Perry
    Nov 11 2021

    So sorry to hear about Jeanette. She was a lovely woman. My condolences to all the Vesce’s.

  4. marion r mackay
    Nov 8 2021

    Our deepest condolences from the Mac Kay’s
    May she rest in peace

  5. joe & Lisa Polidoro
    Nov 7 2021

    Our deepest condolences to the Vesce family . Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

    Joe & Lisa Polidoro

  6. Russ Wells
    Nov 7 2021

    Hi everyone, My condolences to all. It was always great to hear how well your mother was doing thru the years. A great mother who lived a wonderful life. See all of you Tuesday as well – Russ

  7. George Gallo
    Nov 6 2021

    Hi Joe, Steven and Brian

    Sorry to here about mum and hope it was a peaceful departure. A hundred years….God bless her.
    See you guys Tuesday…

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