Mary Chiaino

Passed 09/12/2021

Mary Chiaino

Passed 09/12/2021


Obituary For Mary Chiaino

Mary Chiaino passed into everlasting life on September 12, 2021, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Braintree, Massachusetts.

Mary was born on the fifteenth of August, 1926, in Arnold, Pennsylvania. In 1931, her family moved to Massachusetts. First settling in East Boston, and moving to Dorchester in 1945. In Dorchester, she lived with, and was predeceased by, her parents, Margaret and Domenic Chiaino; her sister Josephine Iacovino; her brother Victor Chiaino; and nephews Domenic and Tony Iacovino.

Mary is survived by her nephew Richard Iacovino and his wife Elizabeth; niece Marie Nardelli and husband Steve, niece Peggy King, as well as many grand and great nieces and nephews.

Mary was a long time parishioner and Eucharistic minister of Saint Theresa of Calcutta / Saint Margaret’s in Dorchester. Her devotion to the Catholic Church was only equaled by her commitment to Family. She was the caretaker to both elder and younger family members throughout her life.

Cooking was another favorite pastime of Mary’s. Sundays were for food and Family. The focus being, Mary’s home cooked Italian meals and pastries. After dinner, she would entertain the family playing the piano, or taking part in an enthusiastic game of UNO. Mary was a lover of all animals, holding her dog and cats dearly in her heart.
She will be greatly missed by her family and all those whose lives she touched.

The Chiaino family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Mary’s life on Sunday September 19, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Holy Family Church in Rockland on Monday September 20, 2021 at 9:00 am. Burial will follow in St Michael’s Cemetery in Boston.

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  • I'm so sorry for your loss. I will never forget going to Dorchester for one of her home-cooked meals! It was amazing to watch her make the pasta by hand❤️

  • So sorry for your families loss. She sounds like she was a fun person to be around, just like the rest of her family is.

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