OBITUARY: Phyllis “Meena” (Spinazzola) Scoppettuolo, 94

Below is an obituary from Vertuccio & Smith Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Meena Scoppettuolo, of Wilmington, formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 20th at home with her loving family by her side. She was 94 years old. Funeral services were private, and interment was held at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. She will be honored with a celebration of life held at a later date.

Meena was the matriarch and heart and soul of our family. Her kindness, compassion, quiet manner, and positive outlook on life were inspiring. She had a sharp wit and a wonderful sense of humor that brought smiles to us all. She will be deeply missed.

Meena is survived by her devoted husband Anthony J. Scoppettuolo of 65 years. Mother of Karen Prochilo and husband Thomas, Anthony M. Scoppettuolo, Trina Bertolino, Joy Kruppa and husband Roger, Maria Scoppettuolo and partner Ray Melcher, Dion Scoppettuolo and partner Leo Bechtold. Grandmother of Taryn Bertolino and husband Matt Carlin, Janelle Green and husband Brian, David Prochilo, Cara Prochilo, Damon Kruppa, Mia Kruppa, and great-grandmother of Liam and Wyatt Green. She was also survived by her sisters in-law and many nieces and nephews. Meena was cherished and adored by everyone who knew her.

We are forever grateful for having her in our lives. The world is a better place because she was in it.

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress 20 Burlington Mall Rd. Suite 261 Burlington, MA 01803.

Phyllis “Meena” (Spinazzola) Scoppettuolo

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