Romilda (Pietrantonio) Berardi

  • Born: August 25, 1934
  • Died: March 8, 2020
  • Location: Melrose, Massachusetts

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mrs. Romilda (Pietrantonio) Berardi, 85, of Melrose passed away on Sunday March 8, 2020, in Melrose Wakefield Hospital following a brief illness.

Romilda was born August 25, 1934, in Corfino, Italy, daughter of the late Alberico and Filomena (Costanzo) Pietrantonio. She moved to the United States in 1962 and resided in Melrose.

She worked as a seamstress for many years until her retirement.

Romilda enjoyed spending time with her loving family.

She is survived by her daughter Maria Berardi of Melrose, her granddaughter Gianna Berardi-Maffa of Melrose, her brother Lucio Pietrantonio of Maplewood, NJ, and her sister Maurilia Tedeschi of Saugus. She is also survived by her loving cat Chico, as well as many nieces and nephews.

In honoring with Romilda's wishes there will be no visiting hours, and a Celebration of her Life will be at a time to be announced.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Maria and Gianna,I never had the pleasure of meeting your Mom but you have told me so many stories about her and her adventures and just daily life I felt like I knew her.You both have my deepest sympathies and prayers for her passing but as we have discussed she is ina better place.Please know you are all are in my thoughts and prayers.❤❤

Posted by Joanne Ball - Melrose, MA - Family Friend   March 14, 2020

Maria . . . Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom. Eternal rest to her and may she rest in peace

Posted by Barbara McLaughlin - 02180, MA - Friend   March 13, 2020

Dear Maria and Gianna,
I just saw that your Mom and granddaughter had passed away. I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing her walking around the yard. May she rest in peace and your memories help you through this difficult time.
Pam and Joe

Posted by Pamela Beckford - Melrose, MA - Neighbor   March 12, 2020

We will miss you, Romilda. Thank you for being my sister and doing things for me.

Posted by Lucio Pietrantonio - Maplewood, NJ - Family   March 11, 2020


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