Olive Rita (Brazeau) Cilli, 87, of 195 Eagle St., died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Williamstown Commons.
She was born in North Adams on July 28, 1925, daughter of Frank and Almina (Dionne) Brazeau. She attended the Notre Dame Parochial Schools and completed its commercial course.
Olive was last employed at the former Mohawk Gift Shop. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Olive enjoyed crafting and cooking and especially enjoyed spending time with her children and granddaughter.
She was the widow of Orlando S. Cilli who died on July 10, 1992. They were married on June 19, 1948.
Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Maroni and her husband, Cary of Adams; one son, Stephen Cilli of Clarksburg, and her granddaughter, Natiya Cilli of Clarksburg. She also leaves nieces and nephews. Her brother, Bernard Brazeau is deceased.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Olive Cilli will be celebrated Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview cemetery. Calling hours at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, will be Wednesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Conference in care of the funeral home. To send a card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.