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“I just now found out that my Dear Friend has passed...So sorry as I always had the fondest relationship with her...With LoveRichard Sullo ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Richard Sullo - Las Vegas, NV

“Rick and Bill - your sister is remembered fondly by me and my family. She carried the heart and love of the Greenwood community as your Dad did...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dana (Perkins) Dahl - Milford, NH

“Rick and Bill - your sister is remembered fondly by me and my family. She carried the heart and love of the Greenwood community as your Dad did...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Dana (Perkins) Dahl - Milford, NH

“So very sorry to hear of Marie's passing. I remember her from high school and how good her and her Father were with so many families. My brother and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Carole Scovel - Wakeield, MA

“My parents knew her parents so sorry for your loss ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Smolen - Gretna, LA

“I am sorry for the loss of Mariel, I work at the drugstore for many years .Our thought and prayers are with you all.Love Muriel &Kaz Gudewich ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Muriel Gudewich - Gold Canyon, AZ

“My memories of Auntie Marie are her love for Elvis Presley and watching Blue Hawaii with her, Christmas time at her house, and her fierceness! Love...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Nicole Bingham - Fort Worth, TX


Marie E. Velardo, 71, of Reading formerly of Wakefield, died on Monday, September 10 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington.

Born in Medford on April 6, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Ada (Cionfoli) Velardo.

Ms. Velaardo was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1965, Northeastern University and Mass College of Pharmacy. She was the former owner & pharmacist of Greenwood Pharmacy in Wakefield. Ms. Velardo was a former member of the Wakefield Elks, Georgetown Country Club, Loudon Country Club in New Hampshire and Heritage Bay Country Club in Naples, Florida.

Ms. Velardo is survived by her two brothers; William J. Velardo, Sr. of Wakefield and Richard P. Velardo and his wife Roberta of Brocton, her longtime companion Michael DiPietro of Reading, her niece Jessica Velardo, her nephew William Velardo, Jr., her five great nieces; Toni Marie, Giovanna, Angeliana, Victoria & Phoebe.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday from 4-7pm. A Graveside service will be held at the Lakeside Cemetery, North Ave., Wakefield on Saturday at 10am.