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Vincenza A. Lupoli
May 20, 2024


Vincenza A. Lupoli, age 96, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2024, at Nashoba Valley Medical Center. She was the beloved widow of Simeone Lupoli, with whom she shared over 45 years of marriage before his passing in 1993.

In her youth, Vincenza was a talented musician, a gifted singer, and an accomplished pianist. She frequently performed for WRKO and WEEI Radio in Boston, sharing her musical talents with many.

Together with her husband, Vincenza owned and operated a bakery and donut shop in Billerica during the 1960s. They later moved to Woburn and opened a larger bakery, which they ran until their retirement in 1972. After retiring from the bakery business, Vincenza and Simeone devoted their lives to raising their children and many foster children. Throughout the 1970s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s, they welcomed hundreds of children into their home. They were always ready to help, often at the request of their dear friend Tony Mazzaglia, and provided a warm meal and a friendly home to any child in need.

Vincenza was a loving mother and dedicated foster parent, recognized for her compassion and generosity with an award from Governor Weld. Her hobbies included crocheting, singing, and playing the piano and organ. She was an active member of the Sweet Adelines, performing with them in the Tewksbury and Andover areas.

She is survived by her children: Domenic Lupoli and his wife Susan of Londonderry, NH; Vincent Lupoli Sr. and his wife Roxanne of Center Barnstead, NH; and Samuel Lupoli and his wife Denise of Groton, MA. Vincenza also leaves behind 11 grandchildren: Jennifer Palermo, Pela Watson, Philip Barry, Vincent Lupoli Jr., Christina Lupoli, Christopher Lupoli, Vivian MacLauchlan, Samuel Lupoli, Thomas Lupoli, Michael Lupoli, and Anthony Lupoli. Additionally, she is survived by 25 great-grandchildren, her great-great-grandson, and her sister Lillian Johnson of Florida.

Vincenza was predeceased by her siblings: James Castellano, Michael Castellano, and Rose Scifo.

You are welcome to attend her funeral mass on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:30 am at St. William's Church, 1351 Main Street, Tewksbury. A procession will follow for burial at Tewksbury Cemetery. There will be no calling hours, in lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital or to Shriner's Children's Hospital.

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