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Mrs. Mila T. Cocci

Obituary for Mrs. Mila T. Cocci

December 27, 1920 - November 3, 2016
Walpole, Massachusetts | Age 95

Obituary

Mila T. (Silvi) Cocci, age 95, passed away in the Norwood Hospital in Norwood, Massachusetts on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Born in Walpole, Massachusetts on December 27, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Giacomo and Giovaninna (Ferri) Silvi. She was raised in Walpole and graduated from Walpole High School.

Mila took a position with Kendall Mills in Walpole as a bookkeeper, she later worked for Joseph Rugo, Inc. in Dorchester, and CETA in Norwood.

She loved to cook and always took the time to pass down the special family recipes that were served at the holiday dinners to her granddaughter, nieces, and great nieces. Mila was a talented crochet artist, she along with a group of her friends met weekly for years to create wonderful blankets together. Every time Mila's family grew with the addition of a child, Mila crafted a baby blanket for them. She also loved crocheting baby blankets for her friend's grandchildren. Mila stayed very active through her early 90s. She was an avid traveler, taking annual trips to Europe; she belonged to a bowling league in Rhode Island; and she kept her father's legacy alive as an active member of the Italian American Club in Walpole, where she loved spending the early evening playing bocce.

Beloved wife of the late Albert Camelio and the late Michael C. Cocci.
Loving mother of Michael C. Cocci, Jr. and his wife Maureen of Scottsdale, AZ and Mary Lou Cocci and her husband Eric Wolf of Boston, MA and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
Cherished grandmother of Michael C. Cocci, III, Meghan Cocci, Merissa Wolf, and James Wolf and great grandmother of Ashton and Ronan Hess and Sydney and Jordyn Cocci.
Sister of the late Guy Silvi, Victor Silvi, Frances Ciannevei, Artelio "Titi" Silvi, Mary Civita, Emelio "Mimi" Silvi, Peter Silvi, and Vincenza Nolfi.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Mila's visitation on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 9-9:30 AM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Saint Francis Cemetery in Walpole. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: AccesSportAmerica, 119 High Street, Acton, MA 01720.

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48 Common Street
Walpole, MA 02081
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