On May 4th,2023 Heaven gained another angel. We lost a beautiful soul after a long battle with cancer. Josephine “Josie” D’Ambra, born on May 3, 1954 passed away at the age of 69. She was the wife of the late Robert H. D’Ambra, Sr.
Daughter of the late Ciriaco and Emanuela (DeMarco) Scoppettuolo. Mother of Elizabeth “Lizz” Marchese and her husband Leo, the late Robert “Rob” D’Ambra, Jr. and his surviving wife Renee and Michael “Mikey” D’Ambra and his fiancé Tanya Stanley. Nana of Johnathan and fiancé Brianna, Julianna, Sophia, Alexis, Preston, Anthony, and Matthew. “Old nana” to Westley. The baby sister to Sabato Scoppettuolo and late wife Antonietta, the late Carmine Scoppettuolo and his wife Giuseppina, Matilde DeLuca and her late husband Raffaele, Mario Scoppettuolo and his wife Giuseppina and Liberatore Scoppettuolo and his late wife Emiliana. Zizi to numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Mama D. to everyone who knew her.
She moved to America from Italy when she was 11 years old. She learned to speak English from watching TV. Josie was loved by so many. Everywhere she went she made a new friend. She loved gardening and planting flowers. She was a seamstress by trade. She was many things to many people; what you needed at that moment, she was. Your rock, your therapist, your doctor, your chef, your seamstress. Above all she was your true friend.
A Vistiation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons ~ Buonfiglio Funeral Home, 128 Revere Street, Revere on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 from 4 – 8 PM. A funeral will be held at the Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 10 at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 250 Revere Street, Revere at 10 AM. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To share a memory or condolence, please visit our guestbook at www.buonfiglio.com
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