WILMINGTON, MA — Pauline D. “Paula” (O’Brien) Famolare, age 92, a longtime resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully, January14, 202, after almost three years in residence at the Aberjona Nursing Facility in Winchester.
She was the beloved wife of 34 years to the late George O’Brien, and later to the late Joseph Famolare. She was the devoted mother of Steven O’Brien (Maureen Connell) of Winchester, MA and the loving grandmother, of her life, granddaughter Justine O’Brien of Natick. Dear sister of Dena Burns of Mashpee, and the late Frank Lenberg, Edward Anderson, Ann Walsh, Marion Tate Mann, Elvera Hodgdon, and Ruth Zakouskik.
Paula attended the Burdett Business College and worked at the New England Conservatory of Music. She later attended Middlesex Community College and Salem State College and earned a degree in special education. For many years Paula was very active in various activities at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Wilmington Gardening Club, Friends of the Wilmington Library and the Wilmington Senior Center.
A funeral service will be conducted in the Dello Russo – Cavanaugh Family Funeral Home, 374 Main St., Wilmington, Thursday, January 21st, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. All attending must wear a face mask and adhere to strict social distancing protocols. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Paula’s memory to the Wilmington Senior Center, 15 School St., Wilmington, MA 018871.
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