Beverly, MA — Lena I. (Falzarano) Buttiglieri, 88, of Beverly, formerly of Chelsea and Revere, passed away on July 2, following a long illness. She was the wife of the late Frank R. Buttiglieri, Jr.; cherished mother of Theresa M. Buttiglieri of Beverly and Frank R. Buttiglieri, III and his wife, Patricia, of Beverly Farms; dear sister of Joanne Dobson of Oakland, Calif., Regina Falzarano of West Peabody and the late Frank B. "Gypsy Joe" Falzarano, Louise Faretra, Rose Ciampolillo and Marie "Chickie" Faretra. She is also lovingly survived by her grandchildren, Deborah Lennon and her husband, Patrick, of Feeding Hills, Mass., and Frank R. Buttiglieri, IV of Beverly Farms; and many devoted nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to attend and visit with the family on Monday, July 8, in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Route 107), Revere, beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at noon, followed by interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody. Parking available left of the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com.