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Ada (Boschetto) Zito, 102, of Danvers, formerly of Lawrence, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the New England Home for the Deaf.
Ada was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of Domenic and Frances (Constanzo) Boschetto, and was the widow of Robert J. Zito.
Ada was raised and educated in Lawrence. She attended the Beverly School for the Deaf. Ada worked in the Everett Mills as a stitcher and later in the Wood Mills as a spinner for over 15 years. She later stayed home to raise her daughters and later enjoyed seeing her grandchildren grow and raise their own families over the years.
The family would like to thank the loving staff at the New England Home for the Deaf for all the care and love they showed Ada over the years.
Ada is survived by her loving daughters, Mary Connor and her husband, Earl of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Lucy Long and her husband, Chris of Las Vegas, and Frances Pestana and her husband, Jeffrey of Derry, N.H. Ada also leaves her eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren; and three great-great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours on Tuesday, July 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Her funeral services will take place on Wednesday, July 19, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made to New England Home for the Deaf, 154 Water St., Danvers, MA 01923.
For online condolences or directions, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.
Published on  July 17, 2017
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