Josephine A. (Janerico ) Massaro

December 31, 2005

Josephine A. (Janerico ) Massaro

Massaro – in Woburn, December 31st, Josephine A. “Tedda” (Janerico), beloved wife of the late Louis P. Massaro Sr. Devoted mother of Louis P. Massaro Jr. and his wife Ann Marie of Winchester and Joanne Goding of FL. Dear sister of Rose Erwin of Woburn, Leo Janerico of Burlington and the late Josephine Gilotti, Sarah Brogna, Gladys Brunetto, Grace Fleming, Frances Grecco, Mary Iannacci and Anthony, Charles, Jake, John and Salvy Janerico. Loving grandmother of eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, January 4th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main St., No.Woburn at 10. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

OBITUARY:

Josephine A. “Tedda”(Janerico) Massaro, a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away quietly on Saturday at Woodbriar in Wilmington. The beloved wife of the late Louis P. Massaro, Sr., she was eighty-eight years of age. Josephine was one of fourteen children born to the late John and Luminata (Cali) Janerico. Educated in the Public Schools, Josephine was a graduate of Woburn High School. Following High School, she worked for Garson’s Dress Shop in Woburn Center for many years and later took a similar position at Cummings in the Burlington Mall where she worked for ten years. In 1936, Josephine married her husband Louis to whom she was devoted for over

fifty years. They made their home in Woburn where they raised their two children. Her family was always foremost in her life and in later years she was blessed with eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren whom she cherished. In her leisure she enjoyed cards and was very active for many years in St. Anthony Parish in No. Woburn.

In addition to her husband, Louis who passed away in 1988, Josephine was predeceased by eleven siblings and her granddaughter Lisa Goding.

She is survived by her son Louis P. Massaro, Jr. and his wife Ann Marie of Winchester, her daughter, Joanne Goding of FL, her brother Leo Janerico of Burlington, her sister Rose Erwin of Woburn and eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, January 4th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 850 Main St., No.Woburn at 10. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

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