Published in the November 27, 2015 edition

Amabile-obit-webMALDEN — Anna M. (Colannino) Amabile, 75, of Malden, died on Nov. 20.

Anna was born and raised in Malden and was a graduate of Girls Catholic High School in Malden.

She was a homemaker and a lifelong Malden resident. Anna loved to spend her time with her family and enjoyed creating an “Old Italian Christmas” for large family.

Anna was the loving mother of Cheryl A. Foilb and her husband Bob of Canton, Sharon A. Ryan and her husband Bobby of Malden and Charlene A. Ryan and her husband Jackie of Tewksbury. She was the devoted daughter of the late Angelo and Dora (Berardi) Colannino. She was the caring sister of the late Robert Colannino and his late wife Diane. She was the cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, five step grandchildren, nine step great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St., Malden on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m.

Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline MA 02445.

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