OBITUARY: Carol A. Scalfani, 81

Below is an obituary from Dello Russo Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Mrs. Carol A. Scalfani, of Wilmington, formerly of Cambridge, Somerville, and Medford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, April 25, 2023, following a period of declining health. She was 81. Carol was the beloved wife of the late Michael L. Scalfani for 61 years prior to his passing in 2020. Born in Cambridge, Carol was the cherished daughter of the late Silvio and Dorothy (Gilmore) Boselli.

Carol was raised and educated in Cambridge. She met the love of her life, Michael L. Scalfani, at Johnson’s Donut Shop formerly of Somerville. They married in 1959 and lived in Somerville and Medford before eventually settling in Wilmington in 1975. Carol was always supportive of her husband’s work and business endeavors. She worked for many years as the Office Manager of their autobody repair shop, Mi-Car Autobody of Wilmington and North Reading. Carol was also very talented and creative enjoying arts and crafts, antique shopping, gardening, cooking and baking. She loved dancing, worked as an aerobics instructor and showed off many different hair styles. Carol was also an avid Red Sox fan and loved watching the games with her husband. It wouldn’t be a normal occurrence if you didn’t hear Carol yelling at the television. Carol had a love for animals, and you would find many different types of pets in her home from dogs, snakes, fish, turtles, cats and birds to name a few. However, her greatest love and joy was her family, and nothing made her happier than to be with her son and his wife and her grandchildren whom she adored.

Carol is survived by her devoted son, Michael L. Scalfani and his wife Rita of Wilmington. She was the loving grandmother of Vincent and Sofia Scalfani, both of Wilmington. Sister of MaryBeth Pierce.

A funeral service will be conducted in the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., WOBURN, Tuesday, May 2nd, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family prior to the service from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Carol’s memory to the M.S.P.C.A., 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.

Carol A. Scalfani

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