Charlaine H. (Foy) Draicchio, age 86, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the John Adams HealthCare Center, surrounded by her loving family.
Charlaine was born in Quincy and was raised and educated in Quincy schools. She was employed for more than 20 years at the John Adams HealthCare Center in Quincy as a certified nursing assistant. As a young woman, she had worked for the American Mutual Insurance Company in Boston as a supervisor of statistics and earlier had worked in her family’s business at the former Foy’s Market in Quincy.
Charlaine loved to cook and delighted in cooking for her family every Sunday. She also enjoyed her yard, decorating and the holidays as well as dining out. She was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Charlaine was devoted to her family, especially to her nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Charlaine’s family would like to thank the staff at the John Adams HealthCare Center for their loving and caring support and assistance these past few weeks.
Beloved of William P. Draicchio, Quincy Police Department, retired. Devoted mother of Michele T. Paige-Kamborian of Quincy, William T. Draicchio of Quincy, Christopher T. Draicchio and his wife Kelly of Braintree, Michael T. Draicchio and his wife Kerry of Quincy. She is survived by nine loving grandchildren and two cherished great grandchildren. Sister of the late Charles R. Foy. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Sweeny Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Friday, August 1st at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 9 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home Thursday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment Saint Mary’s Cemetery, West Quincy.
For those who wish, donations in Charlaine’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.