Of Revere. Died on Sunday, October 15th at Penacook Place in Haverhill following a long illness, she was 81 years old. Dolly was born in Revere on December 27th, 1941, to her late parents Anthony C. & Louise M. (Maglione) DeRosa. She was one of three children, who was raised & educated in Revere. She was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1959. She also furthered her education by attending Boston University. Dolly worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Child Support Division, for over 28 years. During this time, Dolly was deeply devoted to her parents and showed an unwavering love for them by caring for them. Dolly was the consignment caregiver, making sure her parents wanted for nothing. Dolly also found time to enjoy some of her hobbies such as playing tennis, which she was very good at. She also had a love for gardening and making the grounds at her home beautiful. Most of all, besides her parents, her love for family was significant and she cherished all her nieces and nephews.
She is the devoted & loving daughter of the late Anthony C. & Louise M. (Maglione) DeRosa. The cherished sister of Joan C. Raimo &her late husband Michael Raimo of Salem, NH, and the late Philip A. DeRosa, Sr. & his surviving wife Margaret DeRosa of Salem, NH. Treasured aunt of Philip A. DeRosa, Jr. & wife Catherine of Hudson, NH, Mary Baker & husband Scott of Sandown, NH, Christine L. DeRosa & husband Robert Horan of Atkinson, NH, Meg Melo & husband Tony of Salem, NH. She is the adored grand aunt of Broady Wall, Elizabeth DeRosa, Antony DeRosa, Anthony Melo, & Philip Melo.
Family & friends were invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, October 19th in the Vertuccio Smith & Vazza Beechwood Home for Funerals, Revere followed by a funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere. Interment followed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrance may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.