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Immacolata "Tina" (Gentile)  Perrino

Immacolata "Tina" (Gentile) Perrino
  • December 12, 1940 - October 13, 2017
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • St. Mary's Church
    46 Myrtle St.
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“Jack, Genie, anto, john and Jackie We just heard about the loss of Tina Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. We have...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Zucco-pirelli - Melrose, MA

“Dear Jack and Family,May the love of your family and friends help you through this difficult time.My memories of going up to Somerville on Sundays...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Joseph & Patricia Cappuccio - FL

“Dear Jack & Family,May Immacolata (Tina) be embraced by the Angel's wings of love as she is guided in God's heavenly light. May your memories comfort...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Carmine Zingariello - Revere, MA

“We are very sorry for your lost, we will keep in our prayers so that you can get some peace in this difficult time God BlessThe Elkouram family ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sam & Carolina Elkouram - Medford, MA

“I'm sorry to hear about your mom, Genie. My condolences to you and your family. Thinking of you in these difficult times. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Wendy Yiu - Natick, MA - Coworker

“Mr. Perrino and Family,We are so sorry for your loss. Tina was such a lovely, caring person. We hope you find comfort in the wonderful memories you...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Grace Sampson - Waltham, MA

“Jack and Perrino family:Sending you our deepest condolences at this difficult time. Tina was a very special person, especially to my mother. She...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Rosanna Pascuccio Fogarty

“We Love you all so much, please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Gerry & Judy Miller - Melrose, MA

“Jack, Genie, Anto, Johnny and Jackie,I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. She was such a wonderful person, and she has touched so...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Colleen Sousa - Melrose, MA

“Jack and family Our sincere condolences to you and your family Inmaculata be always remember for her sweet smile we had unforgettable moments...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: beatriz Gesualdi - FL - Friend

“Dear Jack , Children and Caterina,John and I would like to send our deepest condolences on your loss. Tina was such a lovely lady. God Bless you...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Linda McNamara - Neighbor

“Jack and family,We are very sorry for your loss. Tina was a wonderful, sweet, kind and gentle person. She was the perfect mother-in-law for our son...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Fox - Wakefield, 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 »
13 of 13 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Immacolata (Gentile) Perrino "Tina" of Melrose, died at her home surrounded by her family on Oct. 13, 2017 at the age of 76. Immacolata was born & raised in Mirabella Eclano Avellino, Italy. She came to America at the age of 26 and resided in Somerville for 10 years and Melrose for the past 40 years. Immacolata worked as a talented Seamstress for the Moulton Curtain Company in Melrose and was a member of St. Mary's Church for many years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, making homemade wine & sauce and was very creative. She wintered in Boca Raton, FL for 14 years, loved to travel to the Caribbean, Arizona, Hawaii, cruises through Europe and traveling home to Italy. Immacolata "was Awesome" and her family & grandchildren were the most important part of her life. She was the beloved wife of Giacomo Perrino for 50 years. Loving mother of Genevieve "Genie" Backer of Reading, Antonella Sampson & her husband Derek of Wilmington, John Perrino & his wife Karen of Reading, Jacqueline "Jackie" Fox & her husband Brian of Wakefield. Cherished grandmother of Jake, Alianna, Ashton, Luke, Hailey, Meghan and the late Olivia & Emily. Caring sister of Caterina Gentile of Reading, Concetta Gentile & her husband Guido, Maria Gentile & her husband Renato, Luigina Gentile & her husband Augusto all of Italy and the late Raffaele Gentile. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Tuesday, Oct. 17th from 4-8PM. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 18th at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St., Melrose, MA 02176 and Dana Farber Cancer Institute.