Jean (Barile) Vella, 74, passed away on Aug. 14, 2013.
Jean was a longtime resident of Malden and formerly of East Boston.
Jean was the devoted wife of the late Lewis Vella. She was the beloved mother of Joseph Vella of North Reading and his late wife Maria, Robert Vella and his wife Donna of Saugus, Joanne Pesce of Malden and the late John Vella. Jean was the sister of Norma Mastandrea and the late Frederick Barile. She was the cherished grandmother of Jason and Christopher Vella and Brianna Pesce.
The funeral was held at the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main St., Malden on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem St., Malden at 10 a.m. Visiting hours were held on Monday, Aug. 19 from 4-8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
Jean’s family would like to thank all of the staff at Mystic Valley Elder Services and request In lieu of flowers donations in Jean’s memory may be made to Mystic Valley Elder Services 300 Commercial Street, Malden, MA 02148.