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Angelina F. "Dolly" (DiMauro) Sousa

Angelina F. "Dolly" (DiMauro) Sousa
  • January 19, 1936 - November 18, 2019
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • In lieu of flowers, the Sousa family suggests memorial contributions be made to:)
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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1 of 4 | Posted by: JULIE ROBERTS - Billerica, MA

“Elaine and I extend our sincere condolences to the DiMauro and Sousa families. Dolly was such a nice person. A wonderful sense of humor. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Douglas MacDonald - Melrose, MA

“Prayers for Dolly's Family. A beautiful lady inside and out. A kind soul and a kind friend. I will not forget her laugh and smile. She would...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Frank Grillo - Detroit Me 04929, ME

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - ME

Angelina "Dolly" (DiMauro) Sousa of Melrose, died at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on November 18, 2019. She was 83 years of age. Dolly was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School, was a lifelong resident of Melrose and a longtime member of St. Mary's Church.

Mrs. Sousa worked in the banking industry for over 20 years as a check item processor at Five Serve and the Boston Company. Dolly enjoyed traveling with her late husband Arthur to Italy and Hawaii and took numerous trips to the racetrack in Saratoga, NY. She was an excellent cook, had Sunday dinner for her family every week at 12 Noon and was known for meatballs. The Sousa family would like to all the staff and her friends at the Dutton Center.

Dolly was the beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Sousa Sr. (Retired Boston Police Officer). Loving mother of Arthur Sousa Jr. & his wife Donna of Troy, ME, Rose Sousa-Grasso of Melrose and Anthony Sousa & his wife Reneé of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of Kendra, Candace, Christopher, Anthony Jr., Deanna, and Michael. Proud great-grandmother of Kianna and Kiarra. Caring sister of Nicholas DiMauro Jr. of Melrose and the late Joseph & Rocco DiMauro. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 8:30AM – 10:30AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose at 11AM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Donations may be made in Dolly's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.