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Antoniella (Schena) Pascuccio

Antoniella (Schena) Pascuccio
  • February 21, 1935 - October 21, 2016
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • St. Mary's Church
    46 Myrtle St.
    Melrose, MA 02176
  • St. Mary's Church
    46 Myrtle St.
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“To our beloved Everett Street neighbors:The neighborhood will never be the same. Our hearts are broken.Peter, Lisa, Gray & Sam Hollands10 Everett...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: LISA & PETER HOLLANDS - MELROSE, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. My visits with Antoniella every day was a pleasure. She put a smile on my face. RIP my friend. Your...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Lyn Parziale - malden, MA

“Tony, Kathy, Michael, Julianna & family ~We were so saddened to hear of the passing of Tony's Mom. There are few things more acutely painful than...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dan & Michelle Vidoli - Westford, MA

“Dear Mike and kids, I am so so sorry to learn of Antionella's passing. She always was so kind and caring. My mom really enjoyed having her as a...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Judy Howe Donahue - Wakefield, MA

“Kathy and Tony, we are so sorry to hear about Tony's mom. Such a difficult time in life. I hope you can find comfort in her being at peace. Until you...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Carrie Richardson - Middleton, MA

“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 »
6 of 6 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Antoniella (Schena) Pascuccio, of Melrose, died peacefully on October 21, 2016 surrounded by her family; she was 81 years old.
Antoniella was born on February 21, 1935 in Grottaminarda, Italy to the late Gennaro and Nicolina (Petrillo) Schena. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 30, and lived in East Boston before moving to Melrose in 1973. Antoniella was a devoted wife, mother and "Nonna" who cherished her family, especially her grandchildren. She worked as a seamstress for most her life, and for many years at L.R. Moulton and Company in Melrose making custom draperies. Antoniella loved cooking, sewing, gardening, and entertaining. She and her husband enjoyed taking trips to New Hampshire and Florida, and occasionally traveling back to Italy to visit family. She was a longtime member of St. Mary's Church who attended weekly Sunday Mass with friends. Antoniella always had a smile on her face and will be remembered for her genuinity, kindness and patient demeanor.
Beloved wife of Michele Pascuccio for 53 years. Loving mother of Tommaso Pascuccio & his wife Annette of Lynnfield, Antonio Pascuccio & his wife Kathy of Middleton and Rosanna Fogarty & her husband Brian of Melrose. Cherished Nonna of Michael, Julianna, Thomas, Adrianna, Brian and Christian. Caring sister of Carmelina Vitale, Raffaele Schena, Antonio Schena and Maria Schena. Also survived by many relatives, nieces, nephews, & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Wednesday, Oct. 26th from 4-8PM. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 27th at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St., Melrose, MA 02176.