Loved music and the arts


SOMERVILLE — Elaine Giangrande of Somerville died on Thursday, Dec. 11. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Rose Giangrande and the sister of Arthur Giangrande and his late wife Mary L. of North Reading, Dorothea Bianchi and her late husband Robert of Arlington and the late Alfonso Giangrande and his late wife Antonette. Elaine is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Her funeral was held from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28) North Reading on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at followed by a funeral Mass in St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elaine’s name to EMARC, 26 Princess Street, Wakefield, MA 01880. Elaine was a member of the St. Catherine’s Choir in Somerville and loved music and the arts.