Obituaries 12-03-2015

Anna Poli

Dedicated to home and family

Anna C. (DiMichele) Poli, a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away on  November 30 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a short illness. She was 87 years old.

Born in Newton Upper Falls, the beloved daughter of the late Crescenzo and Angelina DiMichele, Anna grew up in East Boston, attended Boston public schools and  graduated from East Boston High School. After school, she worked briefly outside of her home as a single lady and 62 years ago, she married Domenic Poli, together they raised their two sons, Mark and Dean in East Boston. She remained dedicated to home and family,  enjoyed cooking for family gatherings, traveling and spending nearly 30 summers with family in Falmouth. She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Domenic S. Poli and she was the devoted mother of Mark Poli and his wife, Priscilla of Quincy and Dean Poli and his wife, Judy of Melrose; dear sister of Ida DiMichele of East Boston and the late Daniel DiMichele; cherished grandmother of Domenic Poli and his wife, Jennifer of Greenfield and Nicholas Poli of Weymouth. Funeral and visitation will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Saturday, December 5 from 8. to 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols St., Chelsea at 10:30 a.m. Services will conclude with Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Quincy Public Schools Special Needs, 34 Coddington St., Quincy, MA 02169. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit:

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