Phyllis M. Masi
FRANKLIN- Phyllis M. (Mucciarone) Masi 74, of Franklin, passed away peacefully Wednesday November 17, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Ralph V. "Butch" Masi for 51 years.
Born in Franklin, July 19, 1936 a daughter of the late Felix A. "Tony" Mucciarone and Adrienne (Levasseur) Mucciarone, she was raised and educated in Franklin where she was a 1954 graduate of Franklin High School. She was also a graduate of Mary Brooks Junior College in Boston.
Mrs. Masi worked at Norwood Hospital as a medical secretary, the Clara Barton Camp for diabetic children as a lab technician, and the former Whiting & Davis Company, and prior to her retirement she worked at "Edwin's" in Franklin.
Her family and friends were the center of Phyl's life; she enjoyed hosting weekly Saturday evening dinner for the entire family, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid fan of the Red Sox and Patriots, having last attended the September 2010 game against the Buffalo Bills.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by 5 children Cheryl Houston and her husband Mark of North Attleboro, Stephen Masi and his wife Trish of Needham, Michele Masi of Franklin, Jeffrey Masi and his wife Lisa of Douglas, and Pamela Tucker and her husband David of Medway. Also surviving are her grandchildren Stephanie, Matthew, and Michael Houston, Craig Masi, Matthew & Sarah Lanen, Justin & Jacob Masi, and Anthony & Ashley Tucker.
She is the sister of Shirley Martello and Conrad Mucciarone of Franklin, Albert Mucciarone of Finksburg, MD, Pauline Vidito of Leicester, Jacqueline McKenney of Lahaina, HI, She also leaves many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She is the sister of the late Sharon Souza.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Tuesday November 23rd, at 9:15AM from the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. Franklin,
www.oterifuneralhome.com, with a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, 1 Church Sq. at 10AM.
Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Calling hours are Monday from 4-8PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory sent to the Masi Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Rockland Trust 58 Main St. Franklin, MA 02038, which was established in 1979 and is awarded to a non-family member of the Franklin High School graduating class.