Obituaries 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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Doris Ferrante

Of Worcester, formerly of Everett

Doris M. (Silverio) Ferrante of Worcester, formerly of Everett, died on July 30. She was 96 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Domenic C. Ferrante, she was the loving mother of Richard J. Ferrante and his wife. Ellen of Worcester as well as the late Robert J. Ferrante who is survived by his wife Susan Wells Ferrante of Marblehead and the loving sister of Pauline Giannelli as well as the late Francis Silverio. She is survived by her six beloved grandchildren: Mark, Jay, and Adam Ferrante, Shannon and Michael Dierks and Lauren Ferrante. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and a great-nephew.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Doris’ memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For additional information, visit:  RoccoFuneralHomes.com

Florence Grugnale

Of Everett

Florence M. (Colella) Grugnale of Everett died on July 30. She was 92 years old.

The beloved wife of the late William Grugnale Sr., she was the loving mother of William Grugnale Jr., Christine Laing and Steven Grugnale. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren: Michael, Matthew, Stacy, Scott, Pau, and the late Mark and Ricky and great grandchildren: Katelyn, Victoria, Peter and John Henry. She was the loving sister of Jeanette Palmierillo.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For additional information, visit: roccofuneralhomes.com

Jimmie Wilkes

Of Everett, formerly of Boston

Jimmie (Pitts) Wilkes of Everett, formerly of Boston, died on August 1.

The loving mother of Gwendolyn “Vickie” Stanley, she was the loving sister of Opheila Boyd of Tennessee and beloved Nana of Zenda Cole and Wayne Stanley. She is also survived by many loving nieces.

Funeral arrangements were the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. A Graveside Service was held at Woodlawn Cemetery. For additional information, visit:

roccofuneralhomes.com