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Rita O'Brien Nuzzolo
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  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    P.O. Box 849168
    Boston, MA 02284

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“To all the O'Brien's and their families, Please accept our heartfelt condolences! Rita was an amazing women, she had the best sense of humor and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Loughlin - Norwood, MA

“Please except our deepest sympathy for Rits's passing.She was always so good and friendly to us.We will miss her.She is in our prayers.Tom & Ellie...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Thomas H Cuddy,Jr - Attleboro, MA

“Bob Sue and family, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all.Sue & Joe Davis ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Davis - Norwood, MA

“To the family, friends and neighbors of Rita...my wife and I offer our deepest heartfelt condolences for your loss and pray for eternal guidance and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: AJ Castilla - Boston, MA

“I will miss so Auntie Rita ... May you Rest in Peace in Gods hands. Love Judy ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Boudreau - Boaton, MA

“Love you aunt Rita you were a woman who took loving care of many people. Thank you from my mom. Without you I don't know what she would have done...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Joan McIntyre - Braintree, MB

“Life will not be the same Ri...hearts will not heal. Miss you already and always. Ginny ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend


O'BRIEN NUZZOLO, Rita (Cuddy), formally of Roslindale, Norwood, and Westwood died peacefully on August 2, 2016 after a long illness.

She is predeceased by her parents, William and Mary Cuddy; her husbands William O'Brien and Frances Nuzzolo. She is also predeceased by her brothers,
William, John and Robert Cuddy. She is survived by her beloved sister, Connie, and her husband George Boudreau; her children William and his wife Kathleen of Norwood; Susan and her husband Robert Poirier of East Walpole; Stephen and his wife Ruth of Mansfield; Maureen and her husband Richard Leverone of Milford and Diane O'Brien of Millis, She is also survived by Jean Packard, her stepdaughter of Stoughton, her devoted niece Virginia O'Brien and all her nieces and nephews. She also leaves her 18 loving grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.

Rita was formerly employed by EPA of Norwood, Social Security of Norwood and the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Roxbury. Rita was a licensed hair stylist, and skilled dressmaker but her priority was her love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her kindness, generosity, and outgoing personality touched many lives. She will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Friday Aug. 5th from 4-8pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Saturday morning Aug. 6th at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood at 10am. Interment at Highland Cemetery, Norwood.

Donations may be made in Rita's memory to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

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