DELTA P. FRANCIOSO
FUNERAL HOME
Holden, Dunn & Lawler Funeral Home
55 High Rock St
Westwood, MA
FRANCIOSO, Delta P. (Mella) Of Westwood, MA, died Nov. 20, 2021, at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late John P. Francioso. Loving and devoted mother of Bianca Terrenzi, Manuel E. Guerrero, Jasmine Guerrero, and Mary Chris Francioso. Cherished and proud grandmother of Alexander Terrenzi and his wife Amanda (Marschilok), Amadeus Guerrero and Cassandra Gargas. Sister of Dr. Enrique Mella, Deydamia Baez, the late Miriam Mella and Glenys Nadal. Sister-in-law of Ralph Francioso, Lorraine (Hourihan) Francioso, Patricia (Aubut) Francioso, and the late Louis Francioso, Anthony Francioso, Mary (Francioso) Lanata and Lorraine (Cunniff) Francioso. Mother-in-law to the late Stephen Terrenzi and Mustafa J. Sharaan. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

A native of the Dominican Republic, Delta lived in Westwood, MA for many years. She will be remembered for her strong constitution as an individual, her undeniable strength to persevere against all odds, her boundless devotion to her family, her kindness and concern for others, and as the 'Queen Bee' who created a home filled with joy and love for all who entered. Those who had the opportunity to meet her always found themselves captivated by her charisma, emphasized by a warm welcoming smile that made her passion for life evident to each. She touched many lives, and left a part of herself with each of them.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., WESTWOOD on Tuesday, Nov. 30th from 5-7pm. At the request of Delta's family, face masks are required in the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning, Dec. 1st at 10am in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood. Interment will be at New Westwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be made to support Brigham and Women's Hospital, your gift will be used to support Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fund. Checks can be made payable to Brigham and Women's Hospital with "in memory of Delta Francioso" in the memo line and sent to: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02116 or visit bwhgiving.org to make your gift. Holden-Dunn-Lawler

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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
30
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home
55 High Rock Street, Westwood, MA
Dec
1
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00a.m.
St. Margaret Mary Church
845 High Street, Westwood, MA
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Mary and family, Your mom was a special person. I always enjoyed our visits. She was always so sweet asking how I was when I was there to check on her. I feel blessed to have met her. My sympathy and prayers are with all of you. May all the happy memories help you through this difficult time. Sue Mugford
Sue Mugford, NP Old Colony Palliative Care
Other
December 2, 2021
What a loving person and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Love the White family and the Johnson family
Vikki and Neil Johnson
November 30, 2021
Souad Christina
November 30, 2021
A mi querida inolvidable hermana Delta, con mucha tristeza y pena el saber que partiste Para el lado de nuestro Señor el saber que vas a encontrar la paz, tranquilidad y el amor. Te quiero hermana
Deydamia Mella de Baez
Sister
November 30, 2021
Susan Fiona Celia Mastromattei
November 29, 2021
Dear Mary and family.....My deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. She was an amazing woman and you were blessed to have had her for many years. My prayers for you all. Lara
Lara Henderson
November 29, 2021


Reciban todos un abrazo solidario por la partida fisica de su amada madre. Dios les da la fortaleza y resignacion en estos momentos de tristeza y les enseña como vivir sin su presencia. Ella ya descansa en Dios y su alma en paz. "El Señor es mi Pastor, nada me falta".
Guadalupe (Lupita) Nadal Mella
Family
November 28, 2021
Reciban todos un abrazo solidario por la partida fisica de su amada madre. Dios les da la fortaleza y resignacion en estos momentos de tristeza y les enseña como vivir sin su presencia. Ella ya descansa en Dios y su alma en paz. "El Señor es mi Pastor, nada me falta".
Guadalupe (Lupita) Nadal Mella
Family
November 28, 2021
My gratitude for Tia Delta's kind hospitality and support will forever remain in my memories. I am very sorry for your loss and know you will miss her deeply. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Blanca Flor Jimenez-Arthur
Family
November 28, 2021
A wonderful Woman and a great Mother to her kids
Don Foley
Friend
November 24, 2021
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