OBITUARY: Dora A. (Lifrieri) Halley, 86

Below is an obituary from Barile Family Funeral Homes:

WILMINGTON, MA — Mrs. Dora A. (Lifrieri) Halley, 86, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully September 7, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of sixty-three years Walter G. Halley. 

She was a communicant and active participant of catholic education at St. Patrick’s Church of Stoneham, Ma. Dora was a resident of Stoneham, MA for 36 years before moving to Wilmington, MA. 

Dora was a loving wife, involved mother and grandmother. Dora and Walter enjoyed spending their retirement, holidays and vacations with their children, grandchildren and great grandchild. 

Born in Charleston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Saverio Lifrieri and Angelina ( DeRose) Lifrieri both of Lappano, Italy. She is survived by her four children, daughter Mary Curtis and her husband Jeffrey Curtis of Wilmington, MA, daughter Andrea Tarlow and her husband Eric Tarlow, of Rowley, MA, son Jeffrey Halley and his wife Jill Halley of Newburyport, MA and daughter Joanne Tremblay and her husband Warren Tremblay of Dade City, FL. Dear sister of Jennifer Ries and the late Josephine Imbrogno and Thomas Lifrieri. Grandmother of the late Evan Tremblay. Dora also leaves seven grandchildren, a great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations in the name of Dora to Merrimac Valley Hospice, online at or by mailing to 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Dora’s Eternal Life will be held at St. Patrick’s Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham, on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at 10am. Please go directly to church. Interment will follow in Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham. Visitation will be held privately.

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Dora A. (Lifrieri) Halley

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