Mary Domenichini, 91NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mary Lucy Domenichini, 91, of 22 Lyman St. died Monday, June 16, 2014, at her home.
Born in North Adams on Feb. 22, 1923, daughter of Raffaele "Ralph" and Pasienza "Alice" Pedercini D'Arcangelo, she attended local schools and graduated from the Drury High School.
Mrs. Domenichini was first employed at the former J.J. Newberry Store and then with her late brother, Vincent J. "Nini" D'Arcangelo, in the operation of the former Nini's Hallmark Store.
She enjoyed cooking and was a devoted homemaker to her family. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church and member of its Rosary Society. She also was a member of the Italian Catholic Girls Club and the Sons of Italy.
Her husband, Peter Joseph Domenichini, whom she married on July 13, 1946, in the former St. Anthony of Padua Church, died on Oct. 16, 2005.
She leaves her daughter, Mary Alice Karam and her husband, John, of Belchertown; her sister, Dorothy DePaoli of North Adams; two grandchildren, Jessica Macintosh and her husband, Scott, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Aaron P. Durant of North Adams, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Her daughter Silvia Domenichini Durant, died on Oct. 3, 2004; her son-in-law Russell W. Durant on Aug. 1, 2011; her grandson, Jeremy Karam on Sept. 20, 1993, and her brother on Sept. 6, 1999.
FUNERAL NOTICE — The funeral for Mrs. Domenichini will be Friday, June 20, at 10:15 a.m. from Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Thursday, June 19, from 4 to 7 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church or HospiceCare of the Berkshires in care of the funeral home.
Mrs. Domenichini's family wants to extend a special "thank you" to Diane O'Neil and to all her caregivers.