CARDINALE, Joann C. Of East Boston on Aug 4. Beloved wife over 53years to Peter, devoted mother of Joseph Gaeta of East Boston, Peter and his late wife Bonnie Cardinale of CA., Peter D. and his wife Stella of East Boston and Craig J. and his wife Michelle of Saugus and the late Louis Cardinale. Dear sister of Frank DiStasio and his wife Esther of Winthrop Marie Denemoustier and her husband Joseph of East Boston. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor Joann's life by gathering Sunday Aug. 10 from 2-6 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston and again at 7:45 on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church East Boston for a Funeral Mass in Celebration of Joann's life at 9AM.Services will conclude with Joann being laid to rest in the Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery. Joann's love and devotion was her family followed by her beloved East Boston (Jeffries Point). She was a member of the Jeffreis Point Yacht, Piers Pac Association and the East Boston Land Use as well as many other civic,and senior groups always helping in any way she can. She was a political activist volunteering many hours for the candidates she believed in and her loyalty and devotion to them was unmatched. Funeral home is handicapped accessible, courtesy valet parking front entrance. For complimentary transportation to and from funeral home please call 617 569 0990 Ample off street parking with attendant in our funeral home parking lots across street from funeral home. For more info

Ruggiero Family Memorial Home

East Boston 617 569 0990

Funeral Home

Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 569-0990
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 7, 2014