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Mary C. (Trocchio) Will Zozula
October 22, 2022


ZOZULA, Mary C. Will (Trocchio) passed away peacefully on October 22, 2022. She was predeceased by her first husband, Donald J. Will, her second husband, Stephen Zozula, her parents, Frances and Attilio Trocchio, and her sisters, Leonora Ihnatko and Josephine Pero. She leaves her many nieces and nephews; Robert T. Pero, and wife Linda, Mary Frances Milburn and husband Darrell, Joanne D. Haynes and husband James, and Michael A. Pero and wife Darlene, Ann I. Spears and husband Don, Janice M. Pelosi and husband Steve, Diane Bryan, LeeAnn Ali and husband Joseph, Andrew Ihnatko, Susan Porell and husband Mark, and William Ryan; her cousins, Marietta Phinney, Janet Gasper and husband Gil, Adele Kane and husband Bill, Donna Frennette and husband David, Sylvia Burns, and Lucille Burish; her godchild, Patricia Carroll, and many grandnieces and grandnephews and friends.

Mary was born in the Readville neighborhood of Boston and lived there all her life. She attended Saint Anne’s School and graduated in 1942, played the accordion at local events, and graduated from Hyde Park High School in 1946. She attended business school nights at Dedham High School. She worked initially as a typist for Westinghouse and later in the Purchasing Department. She retired as an underwriter for Norfolk & Dedham after a dedicated 35 years of service. She also worked at the Faulkner Hospital as a test scheduler for 10 years.

She loved to bowl with her friends, vacation at the Cape, and take Bus trips to NYC with Mary Crawford and to many other locations with the Readville Seniors. She traveled to Italy three times, cruised to Bermuda many times and traveled to Alaska to visit her grandnieces.

A life long communicant of St. Anne’s Parish, she was a member of St. Anthony’s Society, St. Anne’s Lady’s Sodality, Our Lady’s Flower Club, St. Anne’s Readville Seniors, Mill Par, St Pius Seniors, and Norwood Seniors.

The family is very grateful for the many caregivers, drivers, the Julia Ruth House of Westwood, All Care Hospice, and to the Devereux House of Marblehead for the individualized care and dedication to her needs.

Visiting hours will be held at the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., Dedham on Monday, Oct. 24 from 4:00-7:00pm. Her funeral will be held from the funeral home on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anne’s Church, Readville at 10:30am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Burial will be private at Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mary’s memory to St. Anne’s Church, 90 West Milton St., Readville, MA 02136.

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