Mrs. Elvira T. (Pierro) "Vera" Giangrasso

  • Born: February 15, 1921
  • Died: January 14, 2018
  • Location: of Wakefield, formerly of Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Elvira T. (Pierro) "Vera" Giangrasso of Wakefield, formerly of Reading passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at Woburn Nursing Center. She was 96 years of age.

Born on February 15, 1921 in Boston, Vera is the loving daughter of the late Carmine Pierro and Elena (Ragozzino) Pierro. Vera is a warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed.

Vera was a dedicated mother and grandmother. Her family was first and foremost in her life. She cherished spending time with her children, grandchildren, and especially her great grandchildren.

Vera is the beloved wife of the late Giacomo Giangrasso. She is the devoted mother of Josephine Saija. The cherished grandmother of Stephanie Mitchell and her husband Jeffrey, Joseph Saija and his wife Laurie, Vera is the doting great grandmother of Amanda, Ashley, Cameron, Zachary, Joshua and the late Jack. She is the dear sister of Marie Esposito and her late husband Thomas and the late Angelo, Albert and Arthur Pierro.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Thursday, January 18th from 4-8pm in the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING. Parking attendants and ramped entrance are available.

A Funeral Service Celebrating Vera's Eternal Life will be held on Friday, January 19th at 11am in the Funeral Home. Interment Charles Lawn Memorial Park, Reading.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

Sincere condolences to the family. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure in your heart and it lives forever. May the wonderful treasures fill your hearts with love and bring you peace, Hosea 13:14.

Posted by Maria    January 21, 2018

So sad to hear that Vera has left us. Now she will be with Jack, Vinny, Mary And Frank ( my parents). I remember all the great times the 4 of them had together. Those were the days my friend!
Please accept my condoneces. Bye Auntie Vera.....! Rest with GOD !
Love, Frances

Posted by Frances Stanuchenski/Cheney - Wakefield, MA - Family Friend   January 17, 2018