Raffaella Mastrangelo

Raffaella (Novia) Mastrangelo, 82, died August 14 at McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich after a lengthy illness. She leaves family in Sandwich and Mashpee.

She was married to Antonio Mastrangelo for 61 years.

Ms. Mastrangelo was born in Anzano di Puglia (Foggia), Italy, the daughter of Allessandro and Otina Rosaria (Visconti) Novia. She attended schools in Italy before moving to Somerville, where she lived for the past 52 years.

She enjoyed vacationing in Sandwich.

In addition to her husband, Ms. Mastrangelo leaves her children, Rocco L. Mastrangelo and his wife, Pamela Mastrangelo, of Sandwich, Maria T. Williams and her husband, Ronald J. Williams, of Mashpee, and Rose A. Mastrangelo of Somerville; her grandchildren, Danielle Wiener, Stephen Williams, Ronald J. Williams Jr., Angie Williams, and Anthony and Lisa Mastrangelo; and six great-grandchildren, Bryson and BradenWilliams, Kayla Wiener, Jakob Williams, Ella Baron, and William Baron IV. She also leaves four brothers, Angelo, Antonio, and Lorenzo Novia, all of Canada, and Mario Novia of Lynn; and several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Rocco and Ralph Novia.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, August 19, from 4 to 7 PM at the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway, Somerville.

A funeral will be held on Wednesday, August 20, at 9 AM at the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 AM  in St. Ann's Church in Somerville.

Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Roslindale.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005.


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