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Caroline M. (Cotone) Parello
  • Memorial donations may be made to Seasons Hospice, 597 Randolph Avenue, Milton, MA 02186.

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“Sorry to hear about the loss of a great lady. We had many happy times together with you and Tommy. Praying for your family and friends. Rest in peace...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Joanie Gaspar - Madisonville, TN

“My condolence to William and Kathy. Our classmates luncheons will not be the same without you. Rest in peace dear friend. Dolly ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Dolly Velardi (Sallese) - MA

“She was my close & loving friend since the beginning of our Laboure` first days, I will miss her more than words can say!!!!! She was my youngest son...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Patricia A. Wood - Buxton, ME

“Carol was a great classmate at C.L.S.N. and will be missed by many from the Class of '56.Peggy ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy Padden-Sullivan - Boston, MA

“My sincere sympathy and condolences to Caroline's family. We've lost so many members of the WHS class of 1953. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Janet (Khozozian) Shemligan - FL

“Remembering our childhood friendship with much affectionMay you rest in peace and God Willing we will meet again in our Heavenly Home ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dolly DiRe-Sine - Belleair Bluffs, FL

Waltham – Mrs. Caroline M. (Cotone) Parello, of Waltham, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Milton. She was 81.

Carol was born in Waltham on March 10, 1935 to the late Samuel and Mary (Ruggiero) Cotone. She was raised in Watertown and moved to Waltham following her marriage to her late husband, Thomas R. Parello.

She was a graduate of Watertown High School and continued her studies at the Catherine LaBourre School of Nursing where she earned her nursing degree. Until her retirement she worked as a registered nurse for local doctors and before that at Waltham Hospital.

She and Tom were longtime members of Saint Jude Parish where Carol was a member of the choir. She also belonged to Maria Montessori Lodge No. 1744 of the Sons of Italy in Belmont.

The wife of the late Thomas R. Parello, she leaves her stepson, Robert T. Parello, her brother, William J. Cotone and his wife Katherine, of Waltham, 3 step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Carol was also the sister of the late Phyllis, James and Francis Cotone.

Family and friends will honor and remember Carol's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Sunday, March 12th, from 3 to 7 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to Seasons Hospice, 597 Randolph Avenue, Milton, MA 02186.