NORTH ANDOVER- Mrs. Lynda Ann (Sobalo) Viola, a resident of Lawrence and beloved wife of the late Bernard S. "Bernie" Viola, passed away at the Sutton Hill Nursing Center in North Andover on Wednesday morning, December 20, 2017. She was 59 years old.
Born in Boston on January 21, 1958, she was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph C. and Angelina (Helton) Sobalo. Mrs. Viola was a graduate of Simmons College where she earned her Master's degree in Social Services. She had worked as a Social Worker for the elderly, for many years. Lynda loved fashion and having her hair and nails always done. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her loving children, John R. and his wife, Holly A. Pellecchia of Peabody and Christina N. DeBarros of Lawrence; companion, Kevin Mendonza of Lawrence, brother; Joseph and sister-in-law, Linda Sobalo of Dracut; sisters-in-law; Lisa Heres and Gail Viola, both of Lawrence and Helen Viola of Winthrop, best friend; Brenda and her husband, Charlie Baylis of Revere, grandchildren, Antonella R. DeBarros and Olivia B. and Nina B. Pellecchia and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Robert Sobalo.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick Church, 118 South Broadway, Lawrence on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be privately held. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on December 26, 2017