Mary A. (Cataldo) TranfagliaDecember 6, 1921 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 95)
Mary (Cataldo) Tranfaglia, 95, of Winthrop, peacefully passed away on June 14, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by her beloved husband of fifty two years, Guy Tranfaglia, Mary was the daughter of Domenic and Pasqualina "Lena" (Lamonica) Cataldo.
Mary was educated in the Winthrop school system and attended Burdett College, before being employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In her later years she worked at Michael's Mall in Winthrop at the Hallmark store where she knew everyone by name. Mary was a member of the Ladies Lodge of the Sons of Italy and an avid reader in her spare time.
Mary was the loving mother of Richard and his wife Kathleen of Peabody, and Michael and his wife Mary Anne of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; The proud grandmother of her five grand children, Kate Riordan, and her husband Michael of Methuen, Richard Tranfaglia of Lynnfield, James Tranfaglia of Lynnfield, Anna Tranfaglia of Philadelphia, and John Tranfaglia of Washington D.C. , and her great-grandson Jack Tranfaglia of Lynnfield.
Mary is survived by her dear sisters-in-law Frances Cataldo of Revere and Mary Tranfaglia of Revere; her devoted brother-in-law Henry Tranfaglia of Revere and many cherished nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Anthony and Carmen.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow the mass in Winthrop Cemetery.