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Albano, Mary Rose (Carlos) of Cambridge, April 30, 2020 at age 89.

Devoted wife of the late Raymond L. Albano. Loving mother of Donna Sousa and her husband Jose, Ramona Hopkins and her former husband Ralph, Patricia O’Connell and her husband Patrick and the late Raymond V. Albano.  Cherished grandmother of Natalie Rodriguez and her husband Nelson, Melissa, Joseph and Matthew Sousa, Tadd Hopkins and his wife Susie, Casey and Kaela O’Connell.  Adored great-grandmother of Daniel and Madeline Rodriguez. Beloved sister of Margaret Lillian Ferrigno and her late husband John, and the late George Carlos, and Alvaro Carlos and his late wife Georgina. Also survived by nieces, nephews, and many other loving relatives and friends.

Mary was born and raised in Somerville and lived in Cambridge her whole life.  She worked at Hyde’s Shoes before becoming a housewife.  She served as a translator for the Portuguese community by accompanying neighbors to doctor’s, social security, immigration offices, banking and other appointments.  Mary also worked for and retired from the Cambridge Public School Department as a cafeteria aide.  After retirement she was a volunteer for Cambridge’s Elder Services and assisted with delivering Meals on Wheels to residents of her apartment complex.  She was a loving grandmother who adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Mary was a member of Santo Cristo and the P.A.C.L. of Cambridge.  She loved to dance and did so at our local festivals, enjoyed day trips to the beach and was a big fan of Mickey Mouse.  She will be remembered for her daily walks in the neighborhood greeting friends. 

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# Ellen & Todd Kopp 2020-05-04 01:22
Patty, Monie, Donna and families, our hearts are with you during this sad, difficult time. We will always remember your Mom for her vivacious spirit and wit. Such a bundle of energy. May strength and peace carry you through these coming days.
Love,
Ellen,Todd and family.
# Ana Martins 2020-05-04 18:39
Patty, Donna and family my deepest condolences at this awful time. Your mother was loved by so many. She will definitely be remembered and receive many prayers to guide her into heaven. Memories will get you through this time. Stay strong for each other. Love Ana
# Shelley Cirolo 2020-05-04 18:40
Donna, Joe and family,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. During this difficult time, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
With deepest sympathy and love,
Shelley
# Jillian Barrows 2020-05-04 20:00
Ramona,

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved mother. My sincerest condolences to you and your whole family during this very difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Miss seeing you at the Garden. Love you!

Love,
Jillian Barrows
# Joe Oppedisano 2020-05-04 21:42
Romona & Family, so sorry for your precious loss. Although you will mourn her loss for a very long time, I hope you can replace all the pain with those special happy times spent with her. I'm sure she gave you guys plenty of real "Belly-Laugh" situations. Hold onto those memories, and "Belly-Laugh" again, FOR HER!! From my family to yours: Love & Prayers. Your fellow graduating class member, Joe O.
# Gary Constantino 2020-05-05 00:25
Romana,
I’m very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. Prayers to you and your family at this difficult time. Miss seeing you. God Bless.

Gary
# Gladie Kneeland 2020-05-05 01:28
Ramona,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom.
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Miss sharing our time together at the garden. Take care of yourself
With love, Gladie Kneeland
# Patti Quigg 2020-05-05 12:22
Ramona, i am so sorry for the loss of your Mother,your special memories will always be in your heart sending prayers to you and your family .Patti
# Sandy Rotman 2020-05-05 17:45
Ramona,
So sorry for the loss of your Mom. Stay well. Stay strong.
Miss seeing you at the Garden.
Take Care.
Sandy Rotman
# Jean and Joe DeSisto 2020-05-06 14:52
Ramona so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our deepest condolences.
# Jill Kaplan 2020-05-11 03:18
Romona,
Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom at such a diff time in our lives. Take care of yourself. And soon we will all be together again.
# Judy ODwyer 2020-05-19 00:16
Romona,

My deepest condolences to you and your family as you mourn the passing of your beloved mother. Hold the wonderful memories of her life close to your heart.

Judy & Mickey ODwyer

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