Theresa P. (Luciano) Piselli of Newton, passed away June 5, 2021 at the age of 94 with her family around her.

She was born in Jamestown, NY to the late Joseph and Angelina Luciano.


Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Piselli.

Devoted mother of Dianne Barberio and husband James of Newton, Debra Lapanus and husband Edward of Weymouth, Jo-Anne Vitti and husband Gary of Milford and Janice Norton and her late husband John of Newton.

Dear Sister of Marian Cadman of Newton, Joseph Luciano and wife Karen of Yarmouth and the late John Luciano. Sister-in-law of Antonietta of Newton.

Proud Loving Nana to Jennifer Barberio, Joseph Barberio and wife Megan, Susan and Lisa Lapanus, Michelle Vitti, Paula Vitti-Andrade and husband Marco, and Ashley and Nicholas Norton.

Loving Sweet Nana to Kevin and Brendan Barberio, Evan Vitti, Ella and Anya Andrade.

She also leaves many loving nieces and nephews.

Theresa spent her summer on Cape Cod. She loved cooking for her family and made the best homemade pasta and meatballs. Most of all, she enjoyed being with the people she loved, more than anything, her family.

Donations in Theresa's name may be made to: St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Visiting hours Wednesday, June 9, from 4-7pm in the funeral home. Funeral Mass Thursday, June 10 at 10:30AM in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St, Newton. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.