Mary Louise "Mary Lou" Fusco

Mary Louise 'Mary Lou' Fusco
Loving mother, grandmother, and sister; 79

LEOMINSTER -- Mary Louise "Mary Lou" (DiRusso) Fusco, 79, of Leominster, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012, in Leominster Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on December 1, 1933, in Leominster the daughter of David and Amelia (Cavichio) DiRusso. She was a graduate of St. Leo's Elementary School and St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School.

She worked for many years at St. Anna Rectory as a cook; she then went into a career in home health care, where she worked until 2001, before retiring.

She was a member of St. Anna Parish in Leominster. Mary Lou enjoyed yoga, playing cards with her girlfriends, Bingo, Arts and Crafts, sewing, loved going to the beach and her greatest times were spent with family, friends, and her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Philip E. Fusco of Little Ferry, N.J.; three daughters, Audrey E. Fusco-Benoit and her husband, Daniel of Worcester, Janice E. Paquet and her husband, Raymond of Groton, and Barbara A. McCaffrey of Leominster; three brothers, David DiRusso, Louis DiRusso and Philip DiRusso; six grandchildren, Travis Benoit, Devin Benoit, Eric Paquet, Amanda Paquet, Emily McCaffrey and Ethan McCaffrey; many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her brothers Joseph DiRusso, Dante DiRusso, Victor DiRusso, Peter DiRusso, Albert DiRusso, Francis DiRusso, and John DiRusso, and her sisters, Gilda Caffoni and Anna Coleman.

FUSCO -- The funeral will be held on Monday, December 17, 2012 from the Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., Leominster, with a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anna Church, 199 Lancaster St., Leominster. Calling hours will be on Sunday December 16, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home. To light a candle, sign the guestbook or send a message of condolence, please visit www.wrightroyfuneralhome.com
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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2012