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Annunziata "Nancy" (D'Amato) Botta

SPRINGFIELD – Annunziata “Nancy” (D’Amato) Botta, 85, of the Forest Park section of Springfield, was Called Safely Home on Friday, June 17, 2022. She passed into Eternal Life at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born in Bracigliano, Italy on May 14, 1937, a beloved daughter of the late Giuseppe and Filomena (Cardaropoli) D’Amato. She was raised and educated in Bracigliano and immigrated to Springfield with her husband and children on May 14, 1972. She was a loving homemaker to her family and loved cooking, gardening and enjoyed walking. She also enjoyed family trips to the ocean and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Springfield. Her family and friends will attest to the fact that before you even walked into her home the first thing you would hear her say was, “Did you eat?” or “Are you hungry?” She was known to be comical and was always the life of the party whether it was a wedding or special event. Above all, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who showered her family with her love and affection that was returned to her a thousand fold. She leaves her beloved husband and soul mate, Geremia Botta. They were married on January 6, 1963 at Chiesa San Giovanni Battista in Bracigliano and were blessed with over 59 years of happiness together. She also leaves her four loving children, Anna B. Horrigan and her husband, John, of East Longmeadow, Vincenzo Botta of Springfield, Leona M. Gebo and her husband, Ray, of Springfield and Geremia Botta, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Ludlow; her five cherished grandchildren, Alec, Ashley and Andrew Horrigan and Enzo and Ella Botta; and her many dear nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and extended members of the Botta, D’Amato and Cardaropoli families. In addition to her beloved parents, she was predeceased by her dear sister; and her dear brothers. Her Funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 beginning at the St. Pierre-Phaneuf Springfield Chapels, (413-737-1177), 7 Chapin Terrace, Springfield, MA 01107, (funeral home will open at 8:30 a.m.), followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 123 William Street, Springfield, MA 01105. Her Committal Service and Entombment will follow the Mass in the Saint Michael the Archangel Mausoleum at Saint Michael Cemetery, 1601 State Street, Springfield, MA 01109. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, her family requests that memorial donations be made in her memory to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Please specify Springfield, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104. For more details and to leave her family condolence messages, please visit:
St. Pierre-Phaneuf Springfield Chapels
7 Chapin Terrace
Springfield, MA USA 01107