Obituary of Antoinette M. 'Nat' (Corsetti) Cuoco

ANTOINETTE M. "NAT" (CORSETTI) CUOCO - of Lakeland, FL, formerly of Wilmington and Woburn, September 22nd, at 94 years of age. Beloved wife of the late John Cuoco and Joe Ficociello. Devoted mother of James A. Ficociello of Wilmington, John Ficociello, his wife Patrice of Billerica, Albert Cuoco, his wife Marion of Wilmington, Edmund Cuoco, his wife Jan Sullivan of Somerville, John Cuoco Jr., his wife Pauline of Boston, Anthony Cuoco of AZ, Joan Murray, her husband Edward of Woburn and the late Patricia Ficociello. Dear sister of Steven Corsetti, his wife Lillian of FL, Virginia Tavano of NH and the late Augustus, Angelo, Amato, Dominic, John and Daniel Corsetti. Cherished Gram to 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, Tuesday, September 26th, at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 9:00 - 10:45 prior to the service. Interment is private. Remembrances may be made in Nat's honor to Winchester Hospital Foundation, 41 Highland Ave, Winchester, MA 01890 in memory of John Cuoco and Joe Ficociello.

OBITUARY:

Antoinette M. ďNatĒ (Corsetti) Cuoco, passed away on Friday, September 22nd at the Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester. The beloved wife of the late John Cuoco and Joe Ficociello, she was ninety-four years of age.

Born and raised in Woburn, Nat was one of nine children, which included one other sister and seven brothers. Her parents the late Bernardo and Francesca (Fashione) Corsetti raised all of them with pride as Nat attended Woburn Public Schools, then left early to help her mother and father take care of her younger siblings at home.

Nat would continue her education by going to the library in North Woburn every day to meet with the librarian who helped her. During that time, she met the first love of her life, a young man by the name of Joe Ficocello. They were married shortly after and were together for 16 years. They raised their children together proudly. Sadly Joe passed away at a young age. Being the strong woman that she was, Nat pressed onward taking care of her family.

Later on Nat met a gentleman named John Cuoco, whom she fell in love with. They married and raised children together. Nat and John would spend thirty-six wonderful years together, traveling to Europe and across country. In 1993, Nat and John moved to Florida where they made their home together.

As a homemaker all her life, Nat was truly a very hard worker, tough and had a lot of integrity. She took great pride in her family entire whom she adored. All of her grand and great-grandchildren referred to her as Gram, and was loved by all. She made certain to be involved in all their lives and taught them all that education was extremely important to get through this life.

Nat was an exceptional chef. She was most famous for making her home-made pasta and pastries. With such a large family, including eleven grand-children and nine great-grandchildren she made sure everyone was well fed!

Traveling was a big part of Natís life. Many wonderful days, with lots of wonderful friends were spent up in New Hampshire camping every weekend in the summer. New Hampshire was a highlight of her happy days. Other hobbies of Natís included her passion for golfing as she was very athletic all her life. As a member of the Cypress Lake Golf Club, she would play countless rounds, as her residence was set near a course in Florida. She also enjoyed bowling, cribbage and cards. In addition, Nat was an active member of both the Daughters of Italy and Garden of Eden.

Nat will always be remembered for her love and care for her family and friends. She was very outgoing and social as well. She had no regrets in her life and she was very, very proud of what all her children had become. She took joy in bragging to whomever about her family.

Sadly, in addition to her late husbandís John and Joe and her parents Bernardo and Francesca, Nat was also predeceased by her daughter Patricia Ficociello and her brothers Augustus, Angelo, Amato, Dominic, John and Daniel Corsetti.

Nat is lovingly survived by her children, James A. Ficociello of Wilmington, John Ficociello, his wife Patrice of Billerica, Albert Cuoco, his wife Marion of Wilmington, Edmund Cuoco, his wife Jan Sullivan of Somerville, John Cuoco Jr., his wife Pauline of Boston, Anthony Cuoco of AZ, and Joan Murray, her husband Edward of Woburn. Dear sister of Steven Corsetti, his wife Lillian of FL, Virginia Tavano of NH. Cherished Gram to 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, Tuesday, September 26th, at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 9:00 - 10:45 prior to the service. Interment is private. Remembrances may be made in Nat's honor to Winchester Hospital,41 Highland Avenue, Winchester, MA 01890 in memory of John Cuoco and Joe Ficociello.