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Lydia (Boyd) Parziale

November 22, 1939 ~ November 2, 2018 (age 78)

Parziale, Lydia of Winchester formerly of East Boston passed away surrounded by her loving family on November 2nd at the Kaplan Family Hospice House at the age of 78.

Lydia was born in Chipman, New Brunswick, Canada to the late Stanley and Freda (Wallace) Boyd on November 22, 1939. She came to Boston in her early 20's for college and met the love of her life, John V. Parziale. They married in 1967 and settled on Eagle Hill in East Boston where they raised their family.

Lydia was the devoted mother of John Parziale and his wife Concetta of Saugus and Doreen McCarthy and her husband Sean of Winchester.

She was the dear sister of Mary Prosser of Ottawa, Canada and the late Donna Brown.

Adored "Nanny" of Jeffrey and Maria Parziale and Brooke, Ryan and Christopher McCarthy.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Lydia's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Monday November 5 from 4:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M and again on Tuesday morning at 9:30 A.M. A funeral service in celebration of Lydia's life will be held in the Serenity Chapel of the Memorial Home at 10:00 A.M. Following the service Mrs. Parziale will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband John in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA. 

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