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Mary L. (Lanzo) Christopher

18 days shy of her 88th birthday, in Revere, formerly of Chelsea, May 7th. Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Bernard Christopher, Sr. Cherished mother of Karen Lavorati of Peabody, Christina M. “Tina” McKenna & her husband Eugene G.”Gene” McKenna of Revere, Bernard Christopher, Jr. & his wife Donna Bateman of Moultonboro, NH & Thomas P. Christopher & his wife, Maribeth of Georgetown, MA. Adored grandmother to Traci DeMarco & husband Christopher & Fred Lavorati, all of Peabody, Kelli Carreiro & husband William “Billy” of Stoughton, Colleen Farias & her husband Jay of Hampton Falls, NH, Bernard J. Christopher & wife Cassie of West Roxbury, Ryan Christopher & Molly Christopher, both of Georgetown, MA. Also lovingly survived by her 10 great-grandchildren; Christopher, Erich, Rylie, Christopher, Bethany, Braydon, Miles, Bennett, Finley & Ashton. Dear sister of the late Helen Hurley & devoted sister-in-law to Lawrence J. “Lonnie” Christopher & his wife, Jean L. Christopher, RN of Revere & the late Eileen Davis, Rita Moore, Ruth Francis, Evelyn Theodore, Henry Anderson, Christine Testa, Thomas F. Christopher, Jr. & John Christopher. Many faithful nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews also survive Mary.

Funeral Services & interment will be held privately in accordance with the regulations & mandates issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese regarding the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Retiree of Stop & Shop Stores, Inc. after 30 years of service.

Funeral Services were Private

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

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  1. Bob and Terry Lewin
    May 21 2020

    Karen and Tina
    Sorry for the loss of your mother.

  2. Bobby Silva
    May 12 2020

    Tina, I am so sadden to hear of the passing of your Mom, may she
    RIP. My sincere condolences to both you Gene and your family.

    Bobby Silva

  3. Susan Robertson
    May 12 2020

    Tina Gene & family My sincere sympathy on the passing of your mom. My thoughts & prayers are with you all


  4. Karyn Maglione
    May 12 2020

    Tina, Gene and family. Our sincere condolences and prayers for you and your family during this sorrowful time.

  5. Lee Sasso
    May 10 2020

    Tina, Gene and family so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time

  6. Brenda Fantasia
    May 9 2020

    Dear Tina & Family:

    So sorry about your Dear Mom.
    I know how devoted you & Gene were during the past years.May the wonderful memories you’ve shared over the years bring you comfort as time passes.
    My Deepest Sympathy,
    Brenda Fantasia. ( Denise’s sister)

  7. John & Louise McKenna
    May 9 2020

    Such a lovely person, she will be missed

  8. Fred Sannella
    May 9 2020


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