LUPOLI Jeannette M. (Cefalo), 75, of Chelmsford and formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 11, 2014 following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas A. Lupoli Sr. who passed away in 2003, and loving mother of the late James J. Lupoli who passed away in 2007. She was the daughter-in-law of Gelsimina Lupoli. She was born in East Boston on September 30, 1939 a daughter of the late James and Marie (Gianetti) Cefalo. Mrs. Lupoli was a true matriarch of the Lupoli family. She worked for many years in the family business, Lupoli Companies, which includes Sal’s Pizza, Salvatore’s and Riverwalk Properties. She was also the director of The Lupoli Family Foundation. She liked to knit and enjoyed vacationing, spending many winters in Hawaii. Above all, her world revolved around her children and grandchildren. She had been a member of St. Mary Church, Chelmsford for many years before moving to Salem, NH. Mrs. Lupoli is survived by five loving sons, Salvatore N. Lupoli and his wife Kathleen of Chelmsford, Nicholas A. Lupoli Jr. and his fianc Pamela of Salem, NH, Micheal A. Lupoli and his wife Kerry of Chelmsford, John D. Lupoli and his wife Theresa of Lowell and William P. Lupoli of Haverhill; nineteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was the sister of James Cefalo and Joanna Cefalo both of Salem, NH and the late John Cefalo. She also leaves a daughter-in-law, Lisa Robbins and her husband Kevin of Chelmsford. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen Street CHELMSFORD. A Funeral Mass will be offered Monday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Church, Chelmsford. Interment will follow in the family lot at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in the name of Jeannette Lupoli in care of the Lupoli Family Foundation, 290 Merrimack Street, Suite 201, Lawrence, MA 01843. Funeral Director, Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences please visit WWW.BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM
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Published in Boston Herald on Oct. 16, 2014