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“I remember "Mrs. D" fondly from my high school days at WHS. My condolences to her family and May she Rest In Peace. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Dawn Shuster Signorino - MA

“To the DiGiammarino Family, My sympathies on the loss of Doris. I met Doris at ULowell when she was continuing her education for her degree at an...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Peduto - Arlington, MA

“Chris, Joanne and DawnSo sorry to hear of Doris death. You always knew where you stood with her, she wore her heart on her sleeve and gave left one...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

Visting Wakefield in 2017 “To Joanne, Chris, and Dawn -- Your Mom was an incredible person. She had so much love to give to all she met. She was pure joy! I loved the times...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Menefee - Maynard, MA

“Will miss you auntie, give my Linda, my mom, dad and sister a big hug for me. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Cerrone - Reading, MA

“Chris, Dawn, Joann, Ernie, Dawn, Danny and the rest of the family,My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I will miss Doris (and her...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Pam DiPhillipo - Methuen, MA

“You were blessed to have this wonderful woman for 90 years. May Keeping her memories alive bring you peace. My sincere condolences to the entire...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Elena Corradino - wakefield, MA

“My heartfelt sympathies to the entire DiGiammarino family on your loss of this beautiful person. May God provide you strength during this most...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: David Tropeano - Douglasville, GA

“Dawn and Family, There are not words to express how very sorry I am for your loss.. Your mom is back home with her LOVE! I know that is little...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Amy Johnson-angelo - Peabody, MA

“My Deepest sympathy, to the entire Digiammarino family ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gerrylynn Emery - Manchester, NH

“I am so saddened by the passing of this beautiful woman....she was a friend and confidante to me years ago when I first became a member of the family...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Karen DiGiammarino - Stoneham, MA

“Mr. & Mrs. DJ were such a great influence on WHS students. Mrs. DJ taught me to drive & Mr. DJ got me my first job that turned into a long career....Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Leigh Ryan - Wakefield, MA

“Doris-The DiGi's will always miss your smile and your stories. You always showed your love for me and Cheech. We spent so many fun times together. ...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Robert DiGiammarino - Marblehead, MA

“My prayers and thoughts are with all the family during this time. Joanne you did so much for your Mom and now she will be there watching over you....Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: MaryAnn Beauchemin - Loudon, NH

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Doris Gloria DiGiammarino, age 90, of Wakefield died Sunday, July 16 in Maine.

Born in Boston on April 3, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Giovanna (Sinagra) Capone.

Mrs. DiGiammarino was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School and later went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Lowell University at the age of 52. She had been a longtime Wakefield resident, living in the area for more than 53 years and was a member of St. Joseph Church for 40 years. Mrs. DiGiammarino had worked as a history teacher at both the Lynnfield and Wakefield Middle Schools. During her retirement, she volunteered as an usher at the Stoneham Theater, she worked the polls for Wakefield elections, and helped to run the Crystal Driving School in Wakefield. She loved to quilt, paint, and whittle; as well as to plant her flowers and work in her garden.

She was the beloved wife of the late Dominic DiGiammarino. She was the loving mother of Chris DiGiammarino and his wife Dawn of Kittery Point, ME, Joanne Hyde and her husband Ernie of Falmouth, and Dawn Tyrrell and her husband Danny of Chelmsford. She was the grandmother of Lisa Jukes, Steven Hyde, Lexi Norton, Samantha Magliozzi, Melissa Walsh, and Jay Garcia. She is also survived by three great grandchildren: Christopher and Ryan Jukes and Carter Hoyt. She was predeceased by nine siblings.

Her funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8pm. Entombment at the Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum in Malden.