A loving wife, mother, grandmother and aunt

Evelyn (Parent) Tomacelli, 95, of Brooksby Village in Peabody, formerly of Needham, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

Evelyn was born on February 26, 1926 in St. Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada to Edmund and Emma (Dube) Parent. Evelyn was the beloved wife of the late Michael E. Tomacelli Sr. for 64 years. She was the loving mother of Michael E. Tomacelli Jr. and his wife Lois of Bryant Pond, Maine; Linda A. Rogers of Lynnfield, Diane F. Borrelli and her husband Robert of Medfield; Jeanne M. Cuccio and her husband Joseph of Chesilhurst, N.J.; and Laurie E. Cappuccio and her late husband Ralph of North Reading.

She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Michael A. Tomacelli, Nichole M. Tomacelli, Brian E. Tomacelli, Christopher M. Rogers, Esq., Dr. Joseph M. Cappuccio, Carley M. Cappuccio, Olivia M. Cappuccio and Lucas J. Borrelli; six step-grandchildren, 10 step great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements provided by Holden, Dunn & Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock Street, Westwood (https://hdlfuneralhome.net/). Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, October 22 from 4 –7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 1360 Highland Ave., Needham on Saturday, October 23 at 10 a.m. followed by burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery, One Wellesley Ave., Needham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Evelyn’s name to The National Eye Institute at www.nei.nih.gov/about/donate-nei.