October 11, 1944 - March 6, 2022

Lauretta L. Velardo (McInnis) of Lynn formerly of Revere, and East Boston, on March 6, 2022. Born in Revere, to her late parents William and Rosalie (DeGruttola) McInnis. Lauretta worked many years as a waitress at a few local restaurants, but most would remember her from China Ocean Restaurant in Chelsea. In her spare time she enjoyed singing, dancing, and spending time at Revere beach. She was the devoted wife of the late John “Jay” Velardo. Dear sister of Alyce Penta of Winthrop, sister in-law Marcia Velardo of CA. Loving cousin and best friend of Joanne Pannese of Revere. Cherished aunt of Joseph Pannese and his wife Jenn of Revere and the late William Penta, Sandra Stasio and Judy Forte great aunt of Vanessa Forte of Lynn, Joseph Forte of Winthrop, Sabrina Forte of Winthrop, Jay Penta of NH and the late Anthony Forte. Great- great aunt Adrianna Pescione, Anthony Cefalo, Deija and Joseph Pannese Jr. Also lovingly survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere, on Friday March 11th at 9:00am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4-8 pm. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guestbook please visit www.Buonfiglio.com Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home

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