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“I am just hearing about Aunt Lil. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I have so many great memories of the hours, days, & nights spent at the...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Pj Stevens - Lake Worth, FL

“To the Roberto family so very sorry to hear about your Mom passing. My thoughts and prays are with you all.(Geri and Sue miss you both).May God give...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: bridget luciani - saugus, MA

“Dearest Donna - I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom - sending hugs and love. Have enjoyed hearing the stories of you and your family growing up,...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa McMains - Irvine, CA

“Sorry for your loss...going to miss her... she was so wise and funny ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Andrea Nicosia - PEABODY, MA

“Fred and Susan, so sorry about your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and familyTony and Jeannine ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tony Gonnella - Apex, NC

“Geri and family,Thinking of you as you say goodbye to a wonderful lady. May you find peace and comfort in loving memories and knowing she is with the...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Michelle and Curtis Crafton

“God bless your heart and soul, Aunt Lil,I will miss you, and think of you. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Tower - Lynn, MA - Family

“Dear family,I just wanted to express my deepest condolences about Auntie Lil.. I have the most amazing memories of her when I was growing up and her...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Paula Encarnacao Noble - Merrimac, MA

“JOHN. ALTHOUGH I DID NOT KNOW YOUR MOM. I JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY PRAYERS. DEEPEST CONDOLANCES.DAWN ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dawn Oliveto - Methuen, MA


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Lillian C. Roberto, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died Wednesday, April 4 at the Oosterman's Rest Home in Wakefield.

Born in Wakefield on March 9, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Cavalieri) Puleo.

Mrs. Roberto was raised and educated in Wakefield. She was a longtime devoted member of St. Florence Parish. Before raising her family, she was a seamstress and kept up the trade from her home. Mrs. Roberto and her late husband loved to dance, even taking it upon themselves to take ballroom dancing lessons. She was an avid Bingo player and she loved to bake and to cook; her family recalls her making delicious raviolis. Above all, she cherished her role as a mother and grandmother; she loved being able to help raise her grandchildren.

She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Roberto. She was the loving mother of Carmine A. Roberto and his wife Linda of Montgomery, AL, William P. Roberto and his wife Dianne of Jefferson, Alfred J. Roberto, Jr. and his wife Susan of Charleston, SC, John G. Roberto and his wife Kerrie of Wakefield, Rose Marie Trombettas and her late husband John of Montgomery, AL, Annette M. Lomas and her husband Harry of Reading, Geri A. Brown and her husband Dennie of Athens, TN, and Donna L. MacDonald and her husband Jack of Irvine, CA. She was the sister of Phillip and Joseph Puleo, Frances Baron and the late Doris Moriana. She is also survived by her 16 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Her Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 10am. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-8pm.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or to the Oosterman Rest Home, 706 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880.