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Maureen Ciannavei

February 6, 1935 — July 4, 2018

Maureen V. (Mayo) Ciannavei, age 83, passed away surrounded by friends and family at Norwood Hospital on Wednesday July 4, 2018. Born in Canton, Massachusetts on February 6, 1935 she was the daughter to Clifford Mayo and Ida (Batte) Mayo. While being raised in Canton, Maureen attended St. Johns School and graduated Canton High School class of 1953. After Graduation Maureen went to work at John Hancock in Boston, Massachusetts as a secretary for 5 years.

After meeting the love of her life, Guido Ciannavei at the Echo Inn in Walpole in 1955, Maureen and Guido were married 2 short years later in St. John's Church in Canton, Massachusetts January 18, 1957. They made their home and raised their children in Walpole, eventually settling in Norwood in 2008. Maureen and Guido welcomed proudly their daughter Jean in 1958, their daughter Mary in 1959, and their son John in 1960.

Maureen was a homemaker for many years, raising her children and managing the household till the early 1980's when she went to work part time at the T.J. Maxx in Norwood at the Jewelry counter. Always one to be involved socially, Maureen participated in many clubs and made many lasting friendships with the Red Hats, Walpole Women's Club, and Walpole Italian American Club Bocce League.

Devoted Wife of Guido Ciannavei
Loving Mother of Jean M. Ciannavei of Burlington, Mary F. Ciannavei of Norwood, and John G. Ciannavei of Attleboro.
Cherished Grandmother of Gian Cole Ciannavei and Christian Ciannavei of Burlington
Beloved sister of Clifford Mayo, Edward Mayo both of Stoughton, Aurthur Mayo of Canton, Richard Mayo of Stoughton, and the late Bobby Mayo.
Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Maureen's Life Celebration on Sunday July 8, 2018 from 2 to 5PM and Monday July 9, 2018 from 9:00-9:30AM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church, 10 Diamond Street, Walpole on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00AM. Interment will follow in St. Francis Cemetery in Walpole.

  • Life Celebration

    Sunday, July 08
    2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    James H. Delaney and Son Funeral Home

    48 Common Street
    Walpole, MA
    (508) 668-1960

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 09
    9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

    James H. Delaney and Son Funeral Home

    48 Common Street
    Walpole, MA
    (508) 668-1960

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Monday, July 09
    10:00 AM

    Blessed Sacrament Church

    10 Diamond Street
    Walpole, MA
    (508) 668-4700

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

The Padgett and King Mortuary

227 East Main Street, Forest City, NC 28043

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Grove United Methodist Church

Oak Grove Church Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040

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Burial

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery

Oak Grove Church Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040

Immediately following the funeral service

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