Mrs. Pasqualina Guarracino, of Burlington and former longtime resident of Woburn passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, October12, 2021. She was 74. Pasqualina was the beloved wife of the late Filiberto Guarracino. Born in Roccadaspide, Italy, she was one of eleven children of the late Angelo and Cosimina (Pedurtara) Cammanaro.
Pasqualina was raised and educated in Italy. She immigrated to the United States in 1976 and settled in Woburn where together with her husband they established their home and raised their family. Pasqualina was a hard worker and never one to sit idle. She worked for over ten years as an assistant Head Chef at the former Primo Restaurant of Woburn. She also worked for many years as a housekeeper at the Woburn Nursing Center and when her son owned and operated the Guarracino Pizza Shop in Londonderry, NH she was right by his side helping out.
Pasqualina was a tremendously talented cook. She loved to entertain family and friends whether for the holidays or any special event. Some of the family traditions included annually jarring tomatoes and making fresh sauce. She also salted and cured her own meats for the family to enjoy just to name a few. She will fondly be remembered for her love of family, willingness to work hard and be a great provider. She will be greatly missed.
Pasqualina is survived by her sons; Alfonso Guarracino and his wife Stacy of Reading, Guiseppe Guarracino and his wife Gloria of Manchester, NH. She was the loving nonna of Michael A. Guarracino, Marcus A. Guarracino, Makayla Guarracino and Joseph Guarracino. Loving great nonna of Brady and Lucas Guarracino. Pasqualina was one of eleven children and is survived by several siblings and many extended family members in Italy.
Funeral services will be held from the McLaughlin - Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., WOBURN, Tuesday, October 19th, at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo Church, 280 Main St,, Woburn, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial at Riverside Cemetery, North Reading.