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Louise M. (Giminarda) DeMeo
  • Memorial donations may be made to Father Fred Cournoyer's Mission in Honduras, the Honduras Mission Fund, Diocese of Springfield, P.O. Box 1730, Springfield, MA 01102-1730.

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“Sorry for the loss of your mother Tina, Joanne and Louie. It's sad that we got older and were not able to see one another more often. I remember...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Parker - Mechanicsville, VA

“Tina and family,I was saddened to learn of the loss of your mother. You were blessed to have such a wonderful mother and she was blessed to have a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Janet Condon - Waltham, MA

“Tina, I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You and your family are in my prayers. She was lucky to have a daughter like you. Prayers and love,...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Emily Stanton - Waltham, MA

“Dear Louis, Joanne & Tina,So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was a great lady! So many memories of coming over your house as a child...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sally Dyer - Leominster, MA

“Whether you knew her as Louise, Lu Lu-Belle, Ma or Nana, one thing we can all say is that Louise was someone whose love and generosity remained...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer Nathanson - bailey, CO

“Tina and Family,So very sorry for your loss............Let her spirit surround you all during this difficult time and her love fill your hearts.........Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Renee Aucoin - Burlington, MA

“My sister Louise was a true "big sister" to me in every way. When I was 10 years old she would leave change on her dresser in case I needed it for...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Joanne Parker - Brandon, FL

“With sympathy and love to your family from those that cared for Louise at Maristhill. It is evident that Louise was filled with the virtues of Grace,...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Janet Hutchison - Waltham, MA

“We love you Auntie Lou Lou. You will be greatly missed. Love your Great Niece <3 ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ashley Boggs - Zephyrhills, FL

“Will miss aunt Lulu. I remember trips of her, uncle Louie and my parents ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gwyn Parker - Tampa, FL - Family

“Tina, Joanne and Lou, So sorry about your Mom! I have great memories of time spent in Truro with your family when I was a kid. Like the time I...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Leslie Prescott - Family Friend

Waltham – Mrs. Louise M. (Giminarda) DeMeo, of Waltham, died Monday, June 19, 2017 in Maristhill Nursing Home in Waltham. She was 92.

Louise was born on February 21, 1925, the eldest daughter of the late Louis and Josephine (Grassi) Giminarda.

Louise was a graduate of Waltham High School. She attended classes for her interest in journalism and was involved in the Civil Air Patrol. An avid gardener, she loved tending to her flowers and vegetable garden. During her children's early school years, Louise was devoted to the Sisters at St. Domenic's School, Belmont and Rosary Academy, Watertown.

The loving wife of the late Louis F. DeMeo who died in 1993, Louise was predeceased by her beloved brother, Vincent Giminarda and her sisters, Roseanne Walsh and Virginia (O'Connell) Keyes.

Louise is survived by her children, Louis DeMeo and his wife, Patricia, of Burlington, Joanne Cournoyer and her husband, Gerald, of Hudson and Teresa "Tina" Brennan and her husband, Robert, of Waltham; her grandchildren, Danielle DeMeo, Vanessa DeMeo, Philip DeMeo and his wife, Amanda, Clare Maver and her husband, Brian, Gerald Cournoyer III, Mary Cournoyer, Jennifer Nathanson and her husband, Neal, Patrick Brennan, Nicholas Brennan and Timothy Brennan and his fiancée, Cassandra Lombardi; her great-grandchildren, Brooke and Brady DeMeo and Henry and Hannah Maver; her sister, Joanne Parker, of Florida and many nieces and nephews.

Not enough can be said about our Mother's kindness, love and generous heart to many throughout her life.

Family and friends will honor and remember Louise's life by gathering for visitation from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte.20), Waltham on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Thank you to the many caregivers at Maristhill and Good Shepherd Community Care for their many kindnesses.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Father Fred Cournoyer's Mission in Honduras, the Honduras Mission Fund, Diocese of Springfield, PO Box 1730, Springfield, MA 01102.