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DiSessa, Mary L., of Arlington, November 5, 2020 at age 73, formerly of Somerville.   

Devoted daughter of the late Mary E. (Peters) and Louis J. DiSessa.  Beloved sister of the late Paul L. DiSessa.  Cherished aunt of Jodi Purches and her husband Jeff, Nancy DiSessa, Donna Aldred and her husband Steve, and David Durling.  Adored great aunt of Abigail and Nathaniel Purches.  Also survived by many other loving relatives and friends and was loved by all who knew her.   

A funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Church, 264 Washington Street, in Somerville on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am.   

Due to Covid - 19, Massachusetts Tracing Guidelines and the Guidelines of the Archdiocese of Boston, seating is limited to 100 people in the church.

Anyone planning to attend must register by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with their name and phone number.   

Anyone not on the list, will not be allowed access to the church.   

Social distancing must be observed, and a mask must be worn at all times.   

No one is permitted to enter the church until the funeral director arrives.   

Interment will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.    

Mary was a Devoted lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church, a member of the Bazaar Committee and the Community Affairs Commission and was also a volunteer at the Little Sisters of the Poor in Somerville.    

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in her memory to either St. Joseph Church or the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701

 

 

 

 

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# Sandy Braga 2020-11-08 14:34
Jodi, Jeff, Abby, Nate, Nancy, Donna and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of Mary while growing up in the neighborhood and being part of the St. Joe’s community. She will be in my prayers and I’m glad I had the time I did with her.

My heart goes out to all of you. May she Rest In Peace.

Sandy Braga

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