Mary J. DiTullio, age 91, of Quincy, formerly of Braintree, died peacefully, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Atrium at Faxon Woods in Quincy.
Mary was born and raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1945. She was also a graduate of the former Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing in 1948. She had lived in Quincy for forty years and in Braintree for fifty years.
She was employed as a registered nurse for over forty years. During her career she had worked at various facilities including the former Quincy City Hospital, Mass Eye and Ear in Boston, the former Cardinal Cushing Hospital in Brockton and for the Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital.
Over the years, Mary was the “Florence Nightingale” of her family as she provided nursing and caring healthcare services for her parents, numerous relatives and friends.
Mary’s passion was her family. She loved summers in Wareham and on Cape Cod as well as family trips with her cherished nieces and nephews. She was well known for her cooking, baking, sewing and gardening.
She was devoted to her family and idolized her nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, actively supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.
Beloved daughter of the late Donato and Philomena G. (D’Angelo) DiTullio. Devoted sister of Carl DiTullio and his wife Mary of Weymouth and the late Anthony DiTullio. Loving aunt of Doreen Quinones and her husband Jose of Texas, Karen Tlasek and her husband David of Sandwich, Carl Matthew DiTullio of Quincy, Susan Bendott of Hingham, Sandra Litchfield and her husband Brian of California, Joseph D’Antonio and his wife Wanda of Falmouth, Patricia Ayers and her husband Mitch of Whitman, John D’Antonio and his wife Shirley of Maine. SHe is also survived by many great nieces and great nephews.
At the request of the family, funeral services and interment at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree were private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.
Arrangements under the direction of the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy. You are invited to visit thesweeneybrothers.com.