Of Malden, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 5, 2023 in the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington after a brief illness. She was 82 years years old. Born in Biddeford, Maine, Ellen lived in Malden for many years. She was a bookkeeper by profession having worked for Pillsbury Baking Company in Malden before retirement.
Beloved wife of Anthony DeVito, Jr. for over 38 years. Dear and devoted mother of Angela Savastano and her husband, John of N. Andover, Christine Toms of FL and Scot Cogswell and his wife, Angela of FL. Sister of Robert Hatch and his wife, Sue of Wells, ME, Joann Venezia of Franklin and the late Thomas Hatch, John Hatch and Mary Johnson. Loving grandmother of Jimi Toms, Ryan Dubois, Derek Dubois, Kayla Cogswell, Blake Cogswell and Gracie Cogswell. Ellen is also survived by 2 loving great-grandsons, Adam and Aiden Savastano.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend Ellen’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St, Everett, Sunday, Jan. 8. Her funeral was from the funeral home on Monday followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, Everett. Entombment Woodlawn Cemetery “Versailles” Community Mausoleum, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ellen’s memory to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451 or to American Diabetes Association, 300 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210.