Mrs. Rita L. "Nana" (Accettullo) Buccheri

  • Born: June 2, 1929
  • Died: April 15, 2019
  • Location: Methuen, Massachusetts

Barile Funeral Home

482 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180

Tel. 781.438.2280

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mrs. Rita L. "Nana" (Accettullo) Buccheri, of Methuen, formerly of Everett, passed away on Monday April 15, 2019. She was 89 years of age.

Born on June 2, 1929 in Everett, Rita was the loving daughter of the late Marciano Accettullo and Anna (Cerasoli) Accettullo. Rita was a warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Rita is the beloved wife of the late Salvatore J. "Papa" Buccheri. She is the devoted mother of Anna Marie Briggs and her husband Bill, and Karen Eaves and her husband Ralph. The cherished grandmother of Michael Briggs, Sarah and Madeline Eaves. Rita is the dear sister of Janette Doherty and the late Marie Maffei, the late Tina Pepicelli and her husband Billy, the late Joanne Daniels and her husband Joe, the late Elena Caggiano and her husband Anthony. She is also the aunt to many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Rita's and Salvatore's Family Wednesday, April 24th from 8 am to 9:30 in the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONEHAM followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Rita's and Salvatore's Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am. Parking attendants and elevator are available.

Interment Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham.

Please consider making a donation in Rita's memory to help support programs for children and individuals with special needs at Camp Care INC, 106 Route 66 East, Columbia, CT 06237 or to a Heart Association Organization of your choice.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Anna Marie, Bill, Michael, Karen Ralph, Sarah & Madeline,

Bill & I were so so saddened to hear about the passing of both your parents & grandparents. Bill has so many wonderful memories of your Mom & Dad, specifically Uncle Sal calling him "waterboy"... Pulled out our wedding book just lately, and We remember his wonderful sense of humor and your Mom's beautiful smile. We are sending our deepest and heartfelt sympathies to you all. With Love & Prayers - Bill & Brenda Pepicelli

Posted by Brenda Pepicelli - Burlington, MA - Family   April 23, 2019

I just heard about your mother and your father and I am so sorry. They were wonderful people and their devotion to you and their whole family was an inspiration. God Bless You.

Posted by ginny Caponetti Prout - Norfolk, MA - Family   April 22, 2019


My heartfelt condolences to Anna Marie, Bill and Michael and your family. . I loved Rita so much. I'll never forget the times we went to Disney and had dinner together, always so much love. God Bless you Rita, R.I.P.

Stephanie, Patrick and Brendan

Posted by Stephanie Hewett - Bellingham, MA - Friend   April 19, 2019