Mary V. (Cetto) DiNardo

Born: Sun., Apr. 6, 1930
Died: Thu., Sep. 21, 2017


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Tue., Sep. 26, 2017
Location: Silas F. Richardson & Son, Inc.

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Tue., Sep. 26, 2017
Location: St. Anna Church

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LEOMINSTER --- Mary V. (Cetto) DiNardo of Leominster, died Thursday evening September 21, 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living in the presence of her family.

Mary was born April 6, 1930 in Bellows Falls, Vermont, the daughter of Angelo and Rose (Marino) Cetto. She resided in Leominster since her marriage in 1957. She leaves her 2 sons, William J. DiNardo Jr and his wife Donna of Winchendon MA, David P. DiNardo and his wife Janice of Bedford New Hampshire, 2 Daughters, Lisa A. DiNardo of Belmont MA, and Karen A. DiNardo of Oakland California, 5 grandchildren, Nicole DeLorenzo, Laura Morrison, Peter DiNardo, Elise DiNardo and Benjamin DiNardo, a great-grandson Thomas William Morrison, nephews, nieces and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, William J. DiNardo in 2003 and by her brother A. Vincent Cetto.

Mary was a member of St. Anna Church in Leominster where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, was a member of the St. Anna Society and St. Matthew 25. She graduated from Burbank School of Nursing in 1950 and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Boston College in 1956. She worked at Burbank Hospital from 1950 - 1956 and was also a school nurse in the Leominster Public Schools for several years. She was a member of the Health Alliance Guild and a life member of the Burbank Alumni.

Mary’s life of service was inspired by her love of God and was demonstrated through her dedication to the Church, patients, community and through selfless devotion to her family. She had a beautiful singing voice, was a beautiful dancer, voracious reader and lifelong learner.

Mary’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home,106 West St. Leominster, with an 11am funeral mass in St. Anna Church, 194 Lancaster St. Leominster. Burial will follow in St. Leo’s Cemetery. A calling hour will precede the funeral from 9:30am - 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to either St. Anna Church Restoration Fund, 194 Lancaster St. Leominster MA 01453 or to the Alzheimer’s Association 480 Pleasant St. Watertown MA. 02472.







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Charles DiGloria
   Posted Mon September 25, 2017
After welcoming this beautiful lady into the family 60 years ago, when my Uncle Bill brought her home to meet my grandparents, it is heartbreaking to say goodbye. She was a wonderful and loving aunt, who blessed our family with Billy, David, Lisa & Karen. We will always have the memories.

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