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Maria  F. Costantino

Obituary for Maria F. Costantino

March 14, 1932 - July 11, 2018
Lynn, Massachusetts | Age 86


Mrs. Maria F. Costantino, 86, of Lynn passed away at home with her loving family at her side. She is the wife of the late Edward R. Costantino.

Maria was born March 14, 1932 in Abbruzzi, Italy. She is the daughter of the late Domenico and Cesilde Martorella. Maria came to the United States at the age of 19, she resided in Wakefield for several years until moving to Lynn where she has resided for most of her life.

She worked as a seamstress at the former Lynn Convalescent home for many years. She also worked at Empire Laundry and did private care at homes for several years.

Maria was a kind hearted person who enjoyed cutting her grass, working in her gardens and sewing. Her true devotion was spending time with her family, her grandchildren and the neighborhood kids. Maria enjoyed rocking in her chair on her front porch waiving to everyone who went by. She was also a wonderful cook and made hundreds of meatballs for her family and fundraisers with the make a wish foundation over the years.

Maria is survived by her children Edward N. "Nick" Costantino, Jeremiah Costantino and Rosamaria Bruzzese all of Lynn. She is also survived by her five loving grandchildren Bianca Bruzzese, Gianna Cutler, Jake Cutler, Toni Costantino and Emily Barrett. Maria is also survived by nieces and nephews including Dr. Rossana Martorella and her husband Dr. Nino DiNatale, Professor Sandra Martorella and her husband Professor Sergio Cicatelli and Dr. Valentina Natale, her sister-in-law Faustina Martorella all of Italy.

In addition to her husband and parents, Maria was predeceased by her daughter Patricia Costantino Cutler. Her brother Rolando Martorella and her sister Anna Pronio.

Maria's visiting hours will be in Sacred Heart Church, Boston St. Lynn on Monday, July 16, 2018 from 10-11 AM. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Interment will follow in Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

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