Ann Centrella

Ann E. Centrella (Alterio)

Saturday, September 2nd, 1933 - Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Centrella, Ann E. (Alterio) of Peabody, formerly a longtime Arlington resident passed away on October 26th. Beloved wife of the late Joseph C. Centrella. Mother of Joseph E. "Jay" and wife Sheila of Andover, Richard A. and wife Patricia of Harwich and Michael C. and wife Ann of Middleton. Grandmother of Joseph, Katherine Newell, Donna Mael, Alexandra, Maximilian and Liam. Dear great grandmother of Lucy Mael. Sister of the late Anthony Alterio. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in St. John the Evangelist Church 2254 Massachusetts Ave, North Cambridge on Thursday from 10 -11 am and to a funeral mass to begin at 11 am. Burial to follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Ann to Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, 3033 Wilson Blvd., 3rd Floor, Arlington, VA 22201 or online at Arrangements are under the care of DeVito Funeral Home of Arlington. Please visit to send an online condolence.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    St. John The Evangelist Church - Cambridge
    2254 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
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  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 11:00am
    St. John The Evangelist Church - Cambridge
    2254 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
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  • Interment

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 |
    Thursday, October 29th, 2020
    Mount Auburn Cemetery
    580 Mount Auburn St.
    Cambridge, MA 02138
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Mary Keefe Sacca

Posted at 07:13pm
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Mary (Keefe) Sacca

Posted at 07:09pm
Michael, Jay and Rick,

I am very sorry for your loss. I remember your mom from our younger days. she was a kind and friendly person. I never new your dad passed but I am sure he is waiting at the gates of heaven for her. May all your wonderful memories be a source of comfort for you. my heartfelt condolences.

Mary Keefe (Sacca)

Marie Walker

Posted at 03:38pm
Dear family,
I’m sorry hear of my beloved cousin Ann’s passing. But, what consoles me is that we had a wonderful time together.
She will always be our hearts. LOVE NEVER DIES.

Sarah Tuttle

Posted at 11:22am
I'm so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. I have many fond memories of her and my Grandma (Jeanne Brunet) together. Wishing you healing in your time of grief.

Kay walsh

Posted at 03:05pm
Jay, Ricky and Michael

I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I have many many wonderful memories of your parents. Great times spend with your mother at I.C. You are in my prayers and thoughts.

RIP Anne.

Your friend,
Kay Walsh

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