Wanda H. (Wojdag) Ippoliti, 86, of Franklin, MA, wife of the late Albert Ippoliti, passed away on December 1, 2021 with family by her side. She was born to the late Edmund Wojdag and Helen (Zaniewski) Wojdag on February 7, 1935 in Norwood, MA.
She is survived by her brother Paul Wojdag, and his wife Faith, of Norton and her sister Patricia Cote, and her husband Paul, of Fairport, NY. She was also the sister of the late Edwin Wojdag and his wife Janet, of Upton. Wanda is survived by her daughter Donna Rullo, and her late husband Michael of Middleboro; son Anthony Ippoliti, and his wife Lynne, of Norton; daughter Lyn Zinchuk, and her husband Jeff of Medway; nephew, Paul Wojdag and his wife Eileen of Milford; daughter Laura Ippoliti, and her wife Nancy Balch of Milford; daughter, Penny Hannon, and her husband Tom of Douglas. Wanda is also survived by ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Wanda graduated from Norwood High School in 1952. She worked as a secretary at Bird & Son Corporation in Norwood. She married the late Albert A. Ippoliti on June 19, 1955 and settled in Franklin a few years later to raise her family.
While raising her young family, Wanda worked for the Woonsocket, RI Hospital, the Whiting & Davis Company in Franklin and the Franklin School Department as a kindergarten aide. She took a fulltime position in the Assessor’s Office in the Franklin Town Hall for many years then worked as a receptionist at Kendall in Mansfield. She remained active in her retirement, becoming a personal caregiver for the elderly and volunteered at the Franklin Senior Center.
Wanda moved to the Franklin Housing at Central Park Terrace in 2003, shortly after the passing of her beloved husband, Albert. She loved spending time with her family at her timeshare at the Von Trapp Lodge in Stowe VT. She enjoyed being with family, watching movies, and reading. She was enthralled in learning about history, geography and the mysteries of UFO phenomenon. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and many friends.
A private funeral mass will be held in January.
The Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. is honored to assist the Ippoliti Family.