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Ann “Nana” (Ferraro) Bradshaw

Ann “Nana” (Ferraro) Bradshaw

  Of Everett.  Lifelong resident, passed away September 2. Wife of the late Charles Bradshaw. Beloved Mother of Violet Radzikowski of Peabody, Charlotte O’Brien of Fall River, Dennis Bradshaw of Chelsea, and Denise Spencer of Saugus. Devoted grandmother of Anthony & Gia Radzikowski, Joseph & Gail Radzikowski, Steven & Amanda Radzikowski, Casey, Brandon & Kyle Spencer, Matthew & Patrick O’Brien, and the late Kimberly Turcott of New Bedford & Christopher O’Brien of Fall River; also cherished great grandmother of Max, Darian, Luke & Maya Radzikowski and Samuel & Zachary Turcott. predeceased by her bothers Angelo & John Ferraro and her sister, Lucy Battaglia. Survived by her sister Norma Todd of Everett. Dear friend of Nancy Nunez & Brittney Trainito.
Ann was best known as “Nana” – the face & namesake of Nanas Pizza in Everett- where she worked from 1991 until 2018. Over those years, Ann became “Nana” to everyone. From the employees to the customers, she would share in the laughs & lives of countless people who considered her easy to confide in because of her genuine care for them.
Prior to that, she was a stitcher at Middledale Manufacturing on Tremont Street in Everett.
At home, Ann loved to cook for all occasion’s, most especially Christmas Eve as she opened her home to everyone.
She was the most free, funny & welcoming person most have ever met. She made an unforgettable impression on everyone and will be sorely missed, but certainly remembered.

   Visiting hours will be Friday from 10 – 11:45 am at Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett, Friday, September 9th. A prayer service will follow.

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