Rose Marie Smith
Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home
549 Lincoln Avenue
Saugus, MA
Rose Marie (Pierni) Smith, 93

1928 - 2021

Saugus - Mrs. Rose Marie (Pierni) Smith, age 93, died on December 30th as a result of the COVID-19 virus at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was the wife of the late Lloyd Smith.

Born in Boston and raised in Revere, she was the daughter of the late John and Nunzia "Nancy" (Carbone) Pierni. A resident of Saugus for the last 73 years, Mrs. Smith was formerly an administrative assistant with a mechanical engineering firm. She was an honorary member of the Melrose-Wakefield Auxiliary, volunteering 1,870 volunteer hours over 40 years at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital Gift Shop. In addition, she was a volunteer at the Saugus Council on Aging.

She is survived by her two children; Michael Smith and his wife Debra of Rowley, Lisa Tricomi and her husband Bob of Peabody, five grandchildren; Jeremy Smith, Joel Smith & his wife Jennah, Jonathan Smith & his wife Natale, Erica Tricomi & her fiancé Richie Silva, Briana Tricomi & her fiancé Shawn Smith, great grandchildren; Clayton, Jacobbe, Madison, Jovian & Tyler. She was the sister of Helen Fontana of Saugus and Anthony "Sonny" Pierni of AZ.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Osteoporosis Foundation @

Service Information: Relatives & friends are invited to attend an hour of visitation in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Wednesday 10 – 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. AT THE REQUEST OF THE FAMILY MASKS ARE REQUIRED. For directions & condolences

Published by Daily Item on Jan. 3, 2022.
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Our sincere sympathies. Lisa will you please call me, Joe. I left an email to complete this form, but call me. Thanks and so sorry to hear of her passing.
Helen and Joe Fontana
January 16, 2022
Goodbye Auntie Rose
January 8, 2022
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