Norma (Borselli) Pecora

February 4, 2019

Norma (Borselli) Pecora

Norma (Borselli) Pecora  in Woburn, February 4th, at ninety years of age.  Beloved wife of the late John M. Pecora.  Loving mother of John M. Pecora Jr., his wife Jeanne of Bedford and the late Robert J. Pecora and his wife Stacy Pecora of RI.  Dear sister of the late Teri Younger, Gloria Vevoda, Frank, Arthur and Nicholas Borselli.  Cherished “Grandma” of John M. III “Jack” Pecora, Lisa Pecora, and “Noni” of Emily Pecora, Allison Fisher and Jessica Pecora, along with six great grandchildren.  Norma is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great and grand.  A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Monday, February 11th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10.  Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Calling Hours, in the Funeral Home, Sunday 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrance may be made in Norma’s memory to: CURE SMA/SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY www.curesma.org 925 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Norma A. (Borselli) Pecora, 90, longtime resident of Woburn passed away peacefully Monday February 4th at the Winchester Hospital with her family and friends by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late John M. Pecora who died August 31, 1992.

 

Born in Boston Norma was the youngest of six children born to the late Joseph and Josephine (Minichiello) Borselli. At a young age her family moved to the Winnmere section of Burlington. She attended Saint Charles School and her family later moved up Winn Street into Woburn where she meet John Pecora who was returning from the Navy. They married in 1947.

 

For many years Norma was a full-time homemaker while raising two boys and caring for her mother. Her biggest passion and gift was hosting dinners and family gatherings at her home holidays where always a special time. For many years, Norma’s family enjoyed her culinary skills and passion for Italian cooking, a skill that she enjoyed passing on to the next generation.

 

Norma enjoyed golfing and traveling with her husband John throughout the United States and many Caribbean Islands. Her trip to Italy was her most memorable.  

 

Loving mother of John M. Pecora Jr., his wife Jeanne of Bedford and the late Robert J. Pecora and his wife Stacy Pecora of RI.  Dear sister of the late Teri Younger, Gloria Vevoda, Frank, Arthur and Nicholas Borselli.  Cherished “Grandma” of John M. III “Jack” Pecora and his wife Kristine, Lisa Pecora and her companion Paul Martineau, and “Noni” of Emily Pecora and her companion Carols Menezes, Allison Fisher and her husband Michael, and Jessica Pecora and her companion Alex Bullet, along with six great grandchildren.  Norma is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great and grand

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Monday, February 11th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10.  Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Calling Hours, in the Funeral Home, Sunday 2-6 p.m.. In lieu of flowers remembrance may be made in Norma’s memory to: CURE SMA/SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY www.curesma.org 925 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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  1. Jerry and Aggie Nunziato

    John and Jeanne,
    Jerry and I send you our sincerest condolences and deepest sympathies at the loss of your mom.

  2. Sorry to hear about your mom. They don’t make them like that anymore. May she Rest In Peace.

  3. Denise Pecora Runyan

    Aunt Norma was beautiful inside and out. As my godparents, she and Uncle John will always have a special place in my heart. May she rest in peace.

  4. Jodi Vevoda & William Prull

    Dear John & Jeanne,

    Our deepest sympathy for your cherished loss. Norma was a great influence in all of our lives. She will be deeply missed. May she rest in peace, joining her big beautiful family in God’s loving arms.

    With love,
    Jodi & Will

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