Maria Grazia Pignato

December 1, 1934 ~ January 25, 2020 (age 85)


Pignato, Maria Grazia "Grace" (D'Anca) of East Boston, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, January 25th.

Beloved wife of the late Sebastiano Pignato.

Devoted mother of Charles Pignato of East Boston, Rosemary Gordon and husband George of East Boston, Lillian LeBlanc and husband Robert of Waltham, Joseph Pignato and wife Lynne of Winthrop, and Gina Pignato of Revere. 

Dear sister of Charles D'Anca of California, Frank D'Anca of Arizona, and the late Marie Apolito and Michelina Bellanti. 

Loving grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. 

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will honor Maria's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Thursday, January 30th from 4-8PM. A funeral mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 31st. Please meet directly at church. Services will conclude with Maria being laid to rest with her husband at Puritan Lawn Cemetery.

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January 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
January 31, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
45 Brooks St.
East Boston, MA 02128

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