Gloucester, MA — Mary Ann (Lucido) Parisi, 78, of Gloucester, wife of the late Thomas J. Parisi, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at the Lawrence General Hospital with her daughters by her side.
She was born in Gloucester on June 18, 1935, daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Ventimiglia) Lucido.
Mary Ann was employed at O’Donnell-Usen and Gorton’s of Gloucester as a fish packer for many years and later for the Gloucester School System in the food services department.
She was a member of the Madonna Del Rosario Society and the Rose Baker Senior Center.
Mary Ann enjoyed walking the boulevard and going to the beach with her sister, Grace. She also enjoyed shopping at the mall and collecting beach glass. She loved spending quality time with her daughter, Catherine.
Mary Ann is survived by two daughters, Catherine McCormick and her husband, Anthony, of Haverhill, Pamela Iwanicki and her husband, Stephen, of Salem; two sons, Anthony “Tony” Parisi and his companion, Kimberly Cross, of Beverly, Frank Parisi and his wife, Annemarie, of Gloucester; ten grandchildren, Colleen Kwiatkowski and her husband, David, of Naperville, Ill., Crystal Amaro and her husband, Pedro, of Ft. Campbell, Ky., David Parisi and his wife, Shayna, Ashley Parisi, all of Gloucester, Katrina O’Donnell and her husband, Brian, of South Carolina, Jordyn Cross-Parisi of Beverly, Randy Parisi, Stephanie Parisi, both of Gloucester, Jeffrey and Jessica Iwanicki, both of Salem; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Grace Curcuru and her husband, Joseph, of Gloucester; a brother, Frank Lucido and his wife, Cheryl, of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters-in-law, Rosalie Laiachino, Mary Pizzimenti and Paige Parisi; her dear longtime friend, Rita Mason and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her brother, John Lucido.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held from the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester, on Monday morning, August 12, 2013, at 9:45 a.m., followed by the funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, Holy Family Parish at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend.
The burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester.
Visiting hours in the Greely Funeral Home will be held on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.
Guest book and online condolences may be given at www.greelyfuneralhome.com.