Joan F. (Gaeta) DeMarco, lifelong resident of Stoneham, passed away on Friday, November 15th. She was 85. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late John and Louise (D'Ambrosio) Gaeta.
Joan was the beloved wife of the late Walter A. DeMarco. She was the devoted mother of Anthony DeMarco and his wife Cheryl of Tewksbury, Dean DeMarco of Malden, and Randy DeMarco of Stoneham. She was the loving Grammy of Anthony Jr., Cory and Zachary, and the dear sister of Ralph Gaeta of Stoneham, Marylou Tavernese of North Andover, and the late Annette Aliberti.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit with the family on Wednesday, November 20th from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St, Medford, followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10 AM. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent in Joan’s name to the John Aliberti Scholarship Fund, Austin Prep, 101 Willow St., Reading, MA 01867.