Francine M. (Ruggiero) D'Andrea

October 27, 1934 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 85)

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Francine M. D'Andrea (Ruggiero), life-long resident of Orient Heights, East Boston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family

Loving daughter of the late Carmine and Josephine (DeSantis) Ruggiero.

Devoted and beloved mother of Carmine "Chuck" D'Andrea and his wife Jeanne of Reading.

Adored grandmother of Nicole D'Andrea of Reading.

Sister of Lois Bartolomeau of East Boston and Virginia Skoczylas of Winthrop.

Also survived by her nephews.

Family and friends will honor Francine's life by gathering on Tuesday August 18th at St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church 59 Ashley St., East Boston for an 11:00AM funeral mass in celebration of Francine's life. Services will conclude with Francine being laid to rest privately at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Francine was a Past President of the Women's Lodge of the Sons of Italy, long-time member of the Bay State Freedoms Foundation and Italian Business Women's Club. She was a Paralegal for over 33 years. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105

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Funeral Mass
August 18, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church
59 Ashley St.
East Boston, MA 02128


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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