Cuoco, Philomena

February 8th, 2011

Philomena (Corsetti) Cuoco, age 90, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, surrounded by her family at the Wilmington Healthcare Center.

Born in Woburn, MA, on April 12, 1920, Philomena was the cherished daughter of the late Gaetano and Josephine (Ferrara) Corsetti, she grew up in Woburn and was educated in the Woburn Public Schools. Philomena married her childhood sweetheart Constantine “Gus” Cuoco on August 19, 1946, the couple lived in Woburn for a couple of years before they moved to Wilmington in 1948. Philomena and Gus had a wonderful life together and raised two beautiful children, they were a loving couple who truly enjoyed each others company. Philomena and Gus shared almost 40 years of marriage together before his passing in 1985.

Philomena will be remembered for her devotion to her family, not only did she enjoy being a wife, but she loved being a mother, grandmother, and was ecstatic to be a great-grandmother. She was a wonderful cook, care giver, and a great roll model. Philomena cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she loved to be involved in whatever they were doing and was proud of all their accomplishments. Philomena was a kind and caring women who will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Philomena was the beloved wife of the late Constantine “Gus” Cuoco, devoted mother of Donna L.(Cuoco) Taylor & her husband Gavan of North Andover and Philip J. Cuoco & his wife Cheryl of Woburn, loving grandmother of Brian & Laurie Gillis, Stacey & Mark Dion, Julie & Derek Santini, Kristin Cuoco & her fiance Mason Craddock, Amanda Cuoco, and great-grandchildren Michael, Ryan, Ava, Jessica Philomena, Henry, Elisabeth, Luke and Camryn, dear sister-in-law of Eleanor & Bill Doyle of Wilmington, Joan Cuoco of Peabody, Maryann Cuoco of Reading and Antoinette Cuoco of Florida, Philomena is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, February 11th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours Thursday, February 10th from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial donations in Philomena’s name may be made to the VNA Hospice Care, 100 Trade Center, Suite 500, Woburn, MA 01801.


3 Entries in Guest Book for “Cuoco, Philomena”

  1. The O'Donoghue Family says:

    We are all so sorry to hear of your Mother/Grandmother’s passing. She had a wonderful life so filled with so much love and family.

  2. MacDonald Family says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Gram’s passing and of your loss. We pray the Holy Spirit will bring strength for your family during this difficult time. We Love you guys

  3. Glen & Barbara Lucas says:

    We were sadden to hear that “Mrs. Cuoco” had passed. Our prayers are with your family. So many wonderful memories on Grand Street with your Mom and Dad …… XO

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