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Rita (Mc Stowe) Picariello

September 21, 1930 July 18, 2014
Rita (Mc Stowe) Picariello
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Obituary for Rita (Mc Stowe) Picariello

Rita (McStowe) Picariello, 83, of Ludlow died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday July 18, 2014. Born and raised in Boston, Rita has lived in Ludlow since 1977 and was a former communicant of St. Mary the Assumption Church and St. Elizabeth Parish. She enjoyed boating with her husband and loved to sew, quilt and knit and was an avid doll collector. Rita loved animals, especially her Great Dane, Thor. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Jospeh Picariello who sadly predeceased her in 2011. She leaves her loving children, Richard Picariello and wife Constance of Florida, Robert Picariello and wife Joan of Charleton, Ronald Picariello and wife Marilyn of Norton, Donald Picariello and wife Cindy of Ludlow and Deborah Gelinas and husband Dennis also of Ludlow, 16 adored Grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services celebrating Rita’s life will be held on Monday July 21, 2014 at 10:15am from the Ludlow Funeral Home with chapel services beginning at 11:00am, followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Visiting hours are Sunday evening from 4:00-7:00pm. It was the wish of Rita’s family that in lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to: Alzheimer’s Foundation @

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