August 8, 1921 - May 30, 2017
Petrilli, Ella “Dee” (DeRosa) lifelong resident of Revere on May 30, 2017 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late William G. Petrilli “RFD”. Loving daughter of the late Frank DeRosa and Josephine (Russo) DeRosa. Devoted mother of William Petrilli “RFD” and his wife Charlene of Malden, and Lorna King and husband Paul of Revere. Dear sister of the late Nellie Capoccia, Joseph DeRosa and baby Joseph DeRosa. Cherished grandmother of Jesse King and his wife Angela, and Katie King and her fiancé Rob Russell. Loving great grandmother of Lucia and Charles King. Also survived by her loving sister in laws and many caring nieces, nephews, and friends. Ella was a devout catholic and was a member of the St Anthony’s Sodality of Our Lady, Daughters of Italy of Revere, Revere League for Special Needs, Patriot Civic Club, and the Soccorso Club of Revere and the Bowling Girls. Dee was the voting warden for many years for precinct 3-1. She also was a clerk in the Revere Assessors Office in Revere City Hall. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Friday June 2, 2017 at 9:30am. Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Ella’s name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 2:15pm.