Florence (Vigorita) DiStasio

October 15, 2006

Florence (Vigorita) DiStasio

FLORENCE (VIGORITA) DiSTASIO – in Woburn, October 15th. Beloved wife of Daniel DiStasio. Devoted mother of Jeanne Marciano and her husband Robert of Woburn and the late Sharlene Berry. Sister of the late Gloria Fulla. Loving grandmother of Sheryl Martin, Robert Marciano, Robin and William Berry, and great-grandmother of Eric and Taylor Simon, Corey and Kevin Marciano, and Brook and Daniel Berry. Also survived by her son-in-law, William Berry of N. Reading. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Donations may be made in Florence’s memory to the MSPCA – Angell, 350 S. Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

OBITUARY:

Florence DiStasio, a longtime resident of North Woburn, passed away at Winchester Hospital early Sunday, October 15th, at the age of eighty-three. She was the beloved wife of Daniel DiStasio for nearly sixty years.

Florence was born in Somerville, the daughter of the late Paul and Josephine (Amico) Vigorita. She was raised in East Boston and Somerville, and had made her home in Woburn since her marriage.

Florence was a wonderful cook and was known for her hospitality. She loved animals, often taking in strays and making them her pets.

Preceding her in death were a daughter, Sharlene Berry, and a sister, Gloria Fulla.

Surviving in addition to her husband Daniel are a daughter, Jeanne Marciano and her husband Robert of Woburn, four grandchildren, Sheryl Martin, Robert Marciano, and Robin and William Berry, and six great-grandchildren, Eric and Taylor Simon, Corey and Kevin Marciano, and Brook and Daniel Berry. She also leaves her son-in-law, William Berry of N. Reading.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

Donations may be made in Florence’s memory to the MSPCA – Angell, 350 S. Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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