OBITUARY

Sophie M. (DiIorio) DeGrazio

September 10, 1923August 11, 2018

DeGrazio, Sophie Marie (DiIorio) of Norwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 11, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Michael DeGrazio. Loving mother of Janet DeGrazio and her husband Joseph Barbara of Metairie LA, Elaine McGee and her husband Daniel of Sandwich and Michele DeGrazio of Norwood. Dear sister of Edward DiIorio of Dedham and the late Lillian DiIorio, Claire Mantovani and Louis Balboni.

Sophie was a graduate of Roslindale High School. She was a devout Catholic as a proud communicant, a member of Sodality and the Catholic Woman’s Club of St. Catherine of Siena Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed bowling, reading, travelling, crocheting and, especially, spending time with her family and friends.

Sophie is also survived by 6 loving grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren as well as many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Visitation will be held on THURSDAY from 9:00-10:30 AM in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street, Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 547 Washington Street, Norwood. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery, Norwood.

In lieu of flowers, Sophie’s family kindly requests donations to be made in her memory to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004 or jdrf.org.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation at Gillooly Funeral Home Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • A Mass of Christian Burial in St. Catherine of Siena Church Thursday, August 16, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Committal Service following Mass in Highland Cemetery
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Sophie M. (DiIorio) DeGrazio

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