Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Rose Louise DiNicola

Rose Louise DiNicola (Parisse), age 98, of Hyde Park passed away June 17th at home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Roxbury, she attended St. Joseph’s Academy in Roxbury. She has lived in Hyde Park for over 60 years and worked as a technician and supervisor for Ideal Tooth in Cambridge before starting her favorite job, raising a family. Rose enjoyed spending time with her family, especially during the summer in Hough’s Neck. She was an avid reader and enjoyed travelling and taking yearly family vacations.
Beloved wife of the late Rico Di Nicola. Loving and devoted Mom of Debra and her husband Robert Lombard of Norwood and Barbara and her husband John Mc Kenney of Canton. Dedicated and proud Nana of Amanda and Thomas McKenney. Loving step grandmother to Kristin (John) O’Donnell and Michael Lombard. Also survived by her step great-grandchildren, Maggie, Iz, and Emma O’Donnell, her devoted and dedicated niece Marie Akikie and her husband Fred, and Nancy Marotta, and many loving and caring nieces and nephews. Also loving sister-in-law of Mrs. Maryann Benincasa of Rochester, NY. along with many nieces and nephews. Also survived by many loving and caring cousins from St. Paul, Mn., who were also a big part of Rose’s life. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton Monday at 11:30 am. Those who wish to visit the family may do so between 9:00-11:00 am prior to the mass at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton. Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions only 20 people will be allowed within the funeral home at a time, masks are required and guests must bring their own pens to sign the register book. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. We send out a special and sincere appreciation to the loving caregivers that supported Rose over the years, especially Dr. Michael Zito, and to the Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital Staff and the Whittier Rehab Hospital Staff for the support and loving care. Donations may be made in her memory to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at or to the American Cancer Society at
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021