Carmela E. Cheverie (Lisano), 94, of Abington passed away peacefully on July 19, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
Raised in Braintree, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Mary Ann (Kilgallon) Lisano. She graduated from Braintree High School in 1941, where she played tennis, field hockey and was a member of the cheerleading squad. It was there that she met her husband, Paul. After high school she worked as a secretary until Paul returned from WWII and they married in 1946. After raising her family she worked for many years in customer service for Alves Photo in Braintree.
A talented knitter, Carmela’s creations were sold in a local boutique and were featured in a movie filmed in the area. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, baking, and vacationing in Maine and New Hampshire with her family. One of her favorite past times was following her beloved Red Sox and Patriots thoroughly enjoying the recent successes of both teams.
She was the loving wife of 57 years to the late Paul Cheverie, Sr. Carmela was the devoted mother of Paul Cheverie, Jr., of Weisbaden Germany, Marcia Cheverie of North Attleboro and Mary Kaleta and her husband Edward of Bellingham and predeceased by her son Thomas Cheverie. She was the adoring Nanny of Tyler Kaleta of Alston and Melanie Kaleta of Salem. She was the sister of Francis Woolf of Braintree and the late Rita DeCoste and Natalie Lisano. She also leaves behind many cherished nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Funeral from the Quealy & Son Funeral 116 Adams Street, Abington Thursday, July 25th at 8am followed by a funeral mass in St. Bridget Church, Abington 9am. Visitation Wednesday from 4 – 7 p.m. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Rockland. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Coletta's Day School, Braintree MA.
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