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Rina (Perissinotto) Martelli

June 23, 1924 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 96)

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Martelli, Rina (Perissinotto), of East Boston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Loving daughter of the late Mario and Giuseppina (Mucelli) Perissinotto.

Beloved wife of the late Emanuele Martelli.

Devoted mother of Sebastian Martelli and wife Angela of Winthrop, Mario Martelli and wife Gail of East Boston, Franco Martelli and wife Helen of East Boston, Francesca Martelli Menditto and husband Ron Menditto of Revere.

Dear sister of the late Lisetta, Sirro, Gino, and Dino Perissinotto.

Cherished grandmother of Tiffany and Mario Jr. Martelli, Netania and Rina Martelli, Fred, Lou, Darlene, Angel, and Celeste.

Family and friends will honor Rina's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Monday, October 19th, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and again on Tuesday morning at 8:30 before leaving in procession to the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118 for a funeral Mass celebrating her life at 10:00 A.M. Services will conclude with Rina being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Emanuele, at Saint Joseph Cemetery, Lynn. May they rest in peace.

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

All services will be held in accordance with Phase-3 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts phased reopening plan due to COVID-19. Face coverings are required to be worn and social distancing measures are encouraged. 

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October 19, 2020

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

Funeral Service
October 20, 2020

8:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
October 20, 2020

10:00 AM
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
1400 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118

October 20, 2020

11:30 AM
Saint Joseph Cemetery
131 Broadway
Lynn, MA 01904


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

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