Loved having the family together

Published in the July 11, 2018 edition

LYNNFIELD — Gloria (Polcari) Romano, 95, of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere on July, 2, surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of 66 years to the late Albert “Al” Romano. Born on October 14, 1922 to the late Angelo and Rose (DeYeso) Polcari. Devoted mother of Denise Ratti and husband Donald of Woburn, and Diane Falite and husband Ronald of Lynnfield. Dear sister of Angelina “Angie” Terenzi and her late husband Harry of Revere and the late Albina Sasso and husband Chester, Helen Trunfio and husband Paul, Margaret Moschella and husband Anthony, Edith Murray and husband Paul, Evelyn Polcari, and Norma Guarente and husband Leonard. Cherished grandmother of Melissa Cauger and husband Michael, Steven Ratti, Kristal Markiewicz and husband Craig, Stephanie Falite, and Courtney Doucette and husband Christopher. Adoring great-grandmother of Michael, Miranda, Zach, Jada, and Nate. Also survived by many caring nieces and nephews.

Gloria loved seeing her family together. Whether it was weekly club with her sisters or annual vacations with her daughters and grandchildren, she devoted her life to making memories with her family.

Funeral from the Paul Buofniglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Monday July 9, funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church. Relatives and friends were kindly invited. A visitation was held on Sunday. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. For guestbook please visit