Serafina Carafa (DiMartino) age 84 formerly of Canton, then of Mansfield passed away January 23rd at Wingate at Norton. Born and raised in Poggiofiorito, Italy, she immigrated to the United States in 1956 and worked as a Seamstress for many years. She previously lived in Canton for over 30 years and has lived in Mansfield since 2003. Serafina was a great cook, enjoyed being surrounded by her family and friends, was an avid bingo player and loved the beach.
Beloved wife for 60 years of Nicola Carafa. Mother of Thomas Carafa and his wife Eva of Syracuse, NY, Roseann Sable and her husband Lee of Mansfield, Nicholas Carafa and his wife Sheryl of Mansfield, and Anthony Carafa and his wife Debra of Stoughton. Loving “Mima” of Nicholas, Jillian, Matthew, Rachel, Sarah, Gina, Sam, Erica, and Mark. Sister of the late Geminio DiMartino, Oreste DiMartino of Hyde Park and his late wife Lorraine, the late Geminia DiMartino and her husband Nicolo of Braintree, Paula Stowell of Mansfield and her late husband John, and the late Alfonzo DiMartino and his late wife Beth. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Sunday January 26th from 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Mansfield Monday morning January 27th at 11 am. Burial Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Donations may be made in her memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation 72 E. Concord St. Boston, MA 02118 or at www.apdaparkinson.org
American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter