Of Stoneham, formerly of Reading. Wife of the late Willis W. Rhoades and longtime partner of Frank Connell of Stoneham. Loving mother of Cynthia Niven of Newton. Cherished grandmother of Chad Maguire and his wife Kathryn of Newton, Tessa Niven and her husband Darragh Oldfield of Norwood. Great-grandmother of Thomas, Cameron, and Griffin. Sister-in-law of Virginia Rhoades of Illinois. Sister of the late James McCarthy, Rita Capodilupo, and John R. “Bobby” McCarthy. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Thursday 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. A funeral mass will be held in St. Patrick’s Church, 71 Central Street, Stoneham, Friday at 10 a.m. (Please meet at Church.) In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Lung Association @ lung.org. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
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