PICARDI Maria R. (Pasquale), age 77, of West Roxbury formerly of Boston’s North End, passed away on December 29, 2013 in the Faulkner Hospital in Boston. She was the beloved wife of the late Raffaele G. Picardi; Devoted daughter of the late Vincenzo and Elisabetta (DiRamio) Pasquale; Loving mother of Joanna Picardi and Salvatore Firicano of West Roxbury; Dear sister of Emma Sondonta of Italy, the late Vincenza (DiMeo) Pasquale and the late Anna Giovannucci; and the special aunt to Vincent and Edward Giovannucci. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 beginning at 9:45 A.M. at Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial Street, BOSTON for her Funeral Mass at St. Leonard’s Church, Boston at 10:45 A.M. Entombment to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. The family will be receiving guests for visiting hours on Friday January 3, 2014 from 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. at Boston Harborside. To leave an online condolence please visit www.BostonHarborsideHome.com. Flowers are welcome or a donation may be made in Maria’s memory to the Faulkner Hospital where the care they gave Maria was exceptional-visit www.BWHgiving.org and specify your gift go to the “Comprehensive Breast Care Program at Brigham and Women Faulkner Hospital.” Boston Harborside Home of JS Waterman-Langone Boston, MA 617-536-4110
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Published in Boston Herald on Dec. 31, 2013