May 25, 1927 - August 8, 2016
Pisani, Triestina “Tina” (Malfitano) on August 8th 2016. Beloved wife of the late Pasquale “Pat” Pisani. Loving mother of Karen Strating and her husband Harry of Manchester by the Sea and Paul Pisani and his wife Rosemary of Revere. Dear sister of Rocco Malfitano and wife Lorraine of Stoneham, Anthony Malfitano and wife Sheila of Revere, and the late Maria Stasio and Vito Malfitano. Adoring grandmother of Tiana Lane and husband William, James Pastore and wife Alexandra, Paul Pisani Jr and wife Catherine, Damian Pisani and wife lisa, and Anthony Pisani. Cherished great grandmother of Olivia, Arya, and Peyton and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. Tina was the owner of Tina Mafitano School of the Dance in Revere for over 42 years where she was known as “Miss Tina.” When putting recitals together her family would be behind her every step of the way from lighting and staging to set design. She was known in Revere for her dancing and wonderful singing voice. During WWII Tina would sing for the Troops at the USO. Her faith, being an important part of her life, led her to become one of the founders of the St. Mary’s of Assumption church choir where she was a soloist. Most of all she was loving and dedicated to her family. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Saturday August 13th at 8:00am. Funeral Mass from St. Mary’s of The Assumption Parish at 9:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Friday 4-8pm. Donations can be made in Tina’s name to the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Alliance c/o Reid Sacco Funds, Essex County Community Foundation, 175 Andover St., Suite 101 Danvers, MA 01923. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.