It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Mary J (Moccia) Masiello, who departed this life peacefully at her home in Westwood on December 2, 2023.
Mary was the beloved wife of the late Robert M, Masiello and a cherished sister to her predeceased siblings, Diletta DeRosa of Falmouth, Thomas Moccia of Pocasset, and Caroline Pannozzo of Duxbury. She leaves behind her son Robert Masiello, Jr., and his wife Pauline; her great-grandson, Jakob Dunn of Attleboro; and her daughter, Diletta Masiello of East Walpole. Mary's legacy continues through her numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members who will miss her deeply.
Mary was a remarkably talented craftsperson, known for her exceptional quilting skills. She was a proud member of the Proper Bostonian Quilting Society, where her artistic creations won numerous awards. Her quilts were not only works of art but also pieces of history, with some featured in prestigious locations such as Boston City Hall, Logan Airport, and the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA.
Mary served on the Board of the Westwood Council on Aging. She was also involved in the Westwood Garden Club and the Women’s Club in various roles. Additionally, Mary was a volunteer for Hessco and Meals on Wheels, always eager to lend a helping hand to those in need.
Mary's life was a testament to her strength, creativity, and commitment to her family and friends. She will be remembered for her warm heart, generous spirit, and beautiful quilts that will continue to bring comfort and joy to many.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Friday December 8th from 4-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning December 9th at 10am in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood. Interment following the Mass at New Westwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s memory to St. Jude’s Hospital for Children.