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Domenica (Messina) Amico

January 11, 1928 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 93)

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Amico, Domenica (Messina), of East Boston, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at ninety-three years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Michele Amico.

Devoted mother of Michael Amico of East Boston, Nina Tomassi and husband, Franco, of East Boston, and Josephine Costantini and husband, Antonio, of Revere.

Dear sister of Salvatore Messina of Revere, and the late Lilla Inglisa, Giuseppe Messina, and Graziella Ruggiero.

Cherished grandmother of Maria, Giovanni, Alberto, and Michael.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Domenica's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Monday, September 27th from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, East Boston, for a funeral mass celebrating Domenica's life at 12:00 Noon. Services will conclude with Domenica being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Michele, at Woodlawn Mausoleum, Everett. May they rest in peace.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Domenica's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

Domenica was born in Sicily, Italy on January 11, 1928 to her late parents, Salvatore and Giuseppina (Furmentino) Messina. She came to the United States in 1966 and settled in East Boston, where she lived throughout her life. Domenica was a member of the East Boston Golden Age for many years.

In accordance with the City of Boston Five-Point Plan for the Delta Variant of COVID-19, face masks are required at all times when indoors.


September 27, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
September 27, 2021

12:00 PM
Sacred Heart Church
45 Brooks St.
East Boston, MA 02128

September 27, 2021

1:15 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
302 Elm St.
Everett, MA 02149


Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverly Oaks Rd, Waltham MA 02452
Tel: 1-800-272-3900

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