June 27, 1944 - January 27, 2019

Consolo, Rita (Palmer) of Revere, formerly of both Malden and Cambridge, passed away in her home on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from a long illness. The daughter of the late James and Alice (Fitzpatrick) Palmer, Rita was born and raised in Cambridge, where she worked for many years as a director of group homes. She was married to the late Carmello Consolo “ Tommy Grebb”. Rita was a dedicated wife and devoted mother to Dawn Fazio and her husband Leo of Revere, John Varrone of West Roxbury, and Frank Consolo of Somerville. She is the dear sister of the late Peggy Giose, Mary Kelly, Anne Garber, Harriett Hoyle, and James Palmer Jr. Rita is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend the Visiting Hours on Friday, February 1st, from 4-8 pm at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral home 128 Revere Street, Revere, MA 02151 and again on Saturday, February 2nd, at 9:00 am. The Funeral Mass celebrating Rita’s life will follow at St Anthony’s Church in Revere at 10:00 am. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio,com

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