Published in the April 14, 2016 edition.

ObitMoriana-webWAKEFIELD — Doris Antoinette Moriana, 73, of Wakefield died Tuesday, April 12, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Born in the family home on Valley Street in Wakefield on April 30, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Cavalieri) Puleo.

Doris was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1959. She was a valued employee at Emerson & Cuming of Woburn as well as numerous part-time endeavors which helped her to provide for her family.

Doris had many talents including sewing, knitting and cooking, to name a few; but there was not a craft she could not master. She enjoyed her retirement, taking care of her grandchildren and relaxing at her home away from home in Kennebunkport, Maine with her husband, John. Doris loved taking long walks through Wakefield center with their late dog, Fiona.

She was the beloved wife of John Moriana. She was the loving mother of Juli Baglio and her husband Michael of Wake Forest, N.C., Joanne O’Brien and her husband Bob of Haverhill and Jennifer Smith and her husband Brian of Wakefield. She was the beloved grandmother and role model to eight grandchildren: David, Michael, Joe and Shayna Baglio, April and Sean O’Brien, and Brianna and Brian Smith, as well as being blessed with two great-grandchildren: Mia and Ava Baglio. She is also survived by her loving siblings: Philip Puleo of San Antonio, Texas, Joseph Puleo and Lillian Roberto, both of Wakefield, and Fran Baron of Melrose. Doris will be deeply missed by many who loved her love of life.

Her funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.