Enjoyed spending time with family, cooking

REVERE — Dora Ciriello, 79, of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

She was born in Italy on Sept. 26, 1942, and was the daughter of the late Florindo and Diamante (Frongillo) DeCristofaro.

Dora loved to spend time with her family, church and cooking.

She was the beloved wife of Gaetano Ciriello. She was the loving mother of Carlo Ciriello and his wife, Flavia, of Lynnfield; and Sandra Willoughby and her husband, Gregg, of Lynnfield. She was the cherished Nonna of Alicia and Sofia Ciriello; and Ava and Amelia Willoughby. Rosa DeCristofaro of Milan, Italy; Eugenio DeCristofaro of Milan, Italy; Carmela DeCristorfaro of Milan, Italy; Giannina DeCristofaro of Montemiletto, Italy; Mario DeCristofaro of Rome, Italy; and Bianca DeCristofaro of Milan, Italy also survive Dora.

Dora’s funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Interment took place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Italian Home for Children,1125 Centre St., Jamaica Pl. MA 02130 (www.italianhome.org/) or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org).

Services are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield. To sign the guestbook, visit www.mcdonaldfs.com.