Antonietta (Gatti) Fabrizio, age 85, a longtime resident of Quincy, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Cohasset, surrounded by her loving family.
Antonietta was born in San Donato Val di Comino, Italy, to the late Carlo and Donata (Cecilli) Gatti. She was raised and educated in San Donato. As a young woman, she worked in her parents’ bakery before immigrating to the United States in 1959, where she was a homemaker, raising her three daughters. She had lived in Quincy for fifty-eight years.
She will be remembered the most for her passion for baking and all the exquisite Italian pastries and cookies she made for family and friends. She also loved spending her summers in her hometown of San Donato, Italy.
Antonietta was dedicated to her family and especially to her ten cherished grandchildren. She actively supported all their activities and was proud of their many accomplishments.
Beloved wife of the late Aldo Fabrizio. Devoted mother of Rita F. Ledonne and her husband Gennaro of Quincy, Lucia M. Flibotte and her husband Mark of Cohasset, and Donatella A. Galluccio and her husband Thomas of Stoneham. Loving Nonna of Luca, Lucia, and Annalisa Ledonne, Mark, Gabriella, Thomas, Isabella, and Marcella Flibotte, and Briana and Monica Galluccio.
One of three siblings, Antonietta was predeceased by her brothers, Donato Gatti and Giovanni Gatti, and is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Friday, July 14th at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Thursday 5 – 9 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.
For those who wish, donations in Antonietta’s memory may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370.
You are invited to visit thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.