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Helen M. Fallica

Obituary for Helen M. Fallica

July 6, 1928 - November 25, 2019
Reading, Massachusetts | Age 91


Helen M. Fallica, age 91, of Reading, formerly of Wakefield, died Monday, November 25 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.

Born in Lynn on July 6, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Primo and Maria (Cappelletti) Ferrari.

Mrs. Fallica was raised and educated in Lynn. She met her husband, the late Joseph Fallica, at Revere beach and they were married in 1950. They settled in Wakefield where they raised their family. Together, they were dedicated parishioners of St. Florence Church, loved to dance, and traveled extensively. Mrs. Fallica also loved to knit, crochet, and to sew, crafting clothes and curtains in her spare time. She was also a 26 year volunteer at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Her Italian cooking was top notch; she was devoted to her family, and Sunday dinners were a regular but special event.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Fallica. She was the loving mother of John A. Fallica of Wakefield, Paul J. Fallica of Lowell, Michael C. Fallica and his wife Carolyn of Reading, and Mark T. Fallica and his wife Sandra of Acton. She was the cherished grandmother to nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Her Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Monday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-5pm. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield, MA 01880.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • St. Florence Church
    47 Butler Ave
    Wakefield, MA 01880

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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