WILMINGTON, MA — Evelyn C. Tomeo, age 96, of Wilmington, passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 8, 2019 at Windsor Place in Wilmington.
Evelyn was born on February 17, 1923 in Medford, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late Alfred R. and Angela (Cuneo) Tomeo. Evelyn was raised in Revere and graduated from Revere High School in 1941.
Following graduation, Evelyn worked as a Bookkeeper for Moran Travel Agency for many years. She also worked for Waverly Heating Company.
Evelyn was a very caring and compassionate woman and her family was everything to her; she tenderly cared for her parents at home until their passing. Evelyn was an excellent cook who looked forward to preparing countless meals and treats for many family holidays. Evelyn was very talented; often making decorations by hand for many special holidays or events.
Evelyn and her sister, Eleanor were like “two peas in a pod” and were inseparable and equally as talented; they often made their own fashionable clothes and jewelry. The sisters spent several hours working on different projects and the finished projects were absolutely beautiful.
Evelyn will be fondly remembered as quite a lady; she loved her family and friends with all her heart and they will truly miss her.
Evelyn was the dear sister of Eleanor Tomeo of Wilmington, the late Louise M. (Tomeo) Gage and the late Vito A. Tomeo, loving Aunt of Robert Gage and Jeanne Kane both of Wilmington, Diane Scroggins, Thomas Tomeo, Steve Tomeo all of California and the late Richard Gage. Evelyn is also survived by many great and great great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Tuesday, March 12th from 9:00-10:15 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, 500 Canterbury St., Boston, MA 02131.
Memorial donations in Evelyn’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)
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