Leonora “Helen” Grace (Saccardo) Solimine

SOLIMINE, Leonora “Helen” Grace (Saccardo) died peacefully at her home with family by her side on October 28, 2021 just shy of her 88th birthday. Born in Boston’s North End on November 4, 1933 to Ferdinando and Pasqualina (LaTorella) Saccardo. Helen was the youngest of 4 siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband Alessandro Solimine. Proud and loving mother-grandmother-great grandmother who is survived by Stephen and his wife Donna of Westwood, Anthony of West Roxbury, David and Nancy (Marron) Solimine of Braintree and 5 grandchildren, Stephanie, Melissa, Jennifer, Michael and Jonathan as well as her great granddaughter Gianna. She was sister to Wilhelimina “Nina” Bonfiglio of Malden, the late Mary Kennedy and Anthony Saccardo. Helen leaves behind many dear friends who played a special role in her life Helen enjoyed bowling, traveling with her husband, vacationing on Cape Cod, bingo and volunteering at local events at her parish St. John Chrysostom Church in West Roxbury where she worked for many years as office administrator. Helen will be remembered for her many acts of kindness and her caring and loving nature. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Wednesday, November 3rd at 9 am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John Chrysostom Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment MA National Cemetery private. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in her memory to Make-A-Wish Foundation at wish.org.
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