ENGLISH, Mary J. (Scichilone), lifetime Newton resident, passed on May 19, age 83. Beloved wife for over 61 years to the late Robert J. English


Devoted Mother of Karen Weston and her husband Russell of Needham, Lisa Pearson of Newton, Dorene Gillis of West Newton, and son-in-law Daniel Gillis. Loving grandmother of Tara Reyes and her husband Lucas, Brandon Weston, Bobby Pearson, Christine Gillis, Meghan Weston and Maggie Gillis; and great-grandmother to Jayden and Xavier.


Mary was the eleventh of 14 children and is survived by her brothers Dominic, John, Philip and Raymond Scicholone and sisters Angie Scifo and Madeline Colino. She also leaves many nieces and nephews as well as her sister-in-law, Barbara Chermesino.


To honor Mary, her family encourages donations to either to the church her late husband’s grandfather helped build: Sacred Heart Parish, 1317 Centre St., Newton, MA 02459 or to Newton Wellsley Cancer Care, Development Office, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA  02462.


Visiting hours in the Magni FH, 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, Newton, Wednesday, May 26 from 10-11:30AM before proceeding to Sacred Heart Church for a 12 Noon Funeral Mass. Burial Newton.

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