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Juliette V. (Bahia) Badiali

December 4th, 2012

Juliette V. (Bahia) Badiali, age 88, of Englewood, FL, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, died Monday, December 3, 2012, at the Venice Medical Center in Venice, Florida, following a lengthy illness.
Juliette was born on July 14, 1924, in Cambridge, MA, she was the cherished daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Virginia (Almeida) Bahia.  Julie, as she was fondly known to family and friends, was raised in Somerville, and was a graduate of Somerville High School.

Julie married the love of her life Anthony “Fred” Badiali in 1945, sharing more than 38 years of marriage before his untimely death in 1984. Fred and Julie raised two wonderful sons while living in Cambridge for many years before they moved to Wilmington in 1967.  Julie resided in Wilmington following Fred’s death and moved to Middleboro several years later where she spent her summers, and Englewood, Florida where she wintered.

Prior to retiring, Julie worked as an Administrative Assistant.  She retired from the Central Mutual Insurance Company following many several years of faithful and dedicated service.

In her spare time, Julie loved to play games, especially shuffle board and she was an avid bowler until recently when her illness forced her to “retire” from bowling.  Julie also loved to spend as much time with her grandchildren as she could, whether is was out to dinner, fishing, or enjoying family holidays and celebrations, Julie treasured the time spent with family.

Julie will remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, mother-in-law and friend.  She was a woman of great unwavering Catholic faith and an active communicant at her church.  Julie was kind, caring, and full of love for others; she will be greatly missed by all.

In addition to being the beloved wife of the Fred. Julie was the devoted mother of John A. Badiali and his wife Cheryl of Englewood, FL, formerly of Middleborough, MA and William M. Badiali and his wife Robin of Raynham, MA; loving “Nana” of Amy Lyn Badiali, Matthew Badiali and his wife Julia, Joseph Badiali, James Badiali, Nicole Badiali, and great-grandson Logan Robinson;  sister of Edward Bahia and his wife Pauline of Atkinson, NH, and the late Walter Bahia,, and his wife, life-long friend and sister-in-law of Minnie Bahia of Englewood, FL.  Julie is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service on Saturday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m. in the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62) Wilmington.  Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.  Visiting hours Friday, December 7th from 3-7 p.m.  In lieu of flowers donations in Juliette’s memory may be made for the Research of Progressive Aphasia and sent to the Mayo Clinic Hospital, Attn: Neurology Dept. 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

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17 Entries in Guest Book for “Juliette V. (Bahia) Badiali”

  1. Rochelle & James Arinella says:

    Deepest Condolences to the Badiali family. I know she’s in a wonderful happy place with the rest of the family.

  2. Ed LaRose and Bill Lavoie says:

    Deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your Mom at this difficult time.

  3. Deanna & JR says:

    Dear Amy… We are so sorry about the loss of your Nana. Please know that you, Logan and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With love and sympathy.

  4. Minnie Bahia says:

    Goodby to my friend of 77 years.

  5. Mary Polychrones says:

    I will always cherish the wonderful memories we shared on Wendell Street.

  6. Aprile M Arinella says:

    My thoughts are with you all. Goodbye to a very special beautiful person.

  7. Dave & Norma Toti says:

    Bill & Cup,
    We are so sorry for your loss and wish we could be there for you.

  8. Feaman Family says:

    Bud, Cheryl, Amy, Joe, Jim, Coley,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your Mom/Nana was such a beautiful and sweet woman. We are happy to have had the honor to know her and will always remember our tea/coffee times around the kitchen table in Middleboro. She will always be with you and watching over you now. From your Middleboro Family,
    Love
    Sue, Don, Timothy, Tyler and Sara XO

  9. Rick Bahia & Rita Fahey says:

    Our prayers are with you all. We loved Aunt Julie and will miss her greatly. I have a lifetime of wonderful memories and she will be in our hearts forever. Love, Rick and Rita

  10. Nora Benson says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family at this sad time.

  11. Deacon Jack and Patricia Fenton says:

    We were friends of Julie at St Agnes church in Reading. Julie and I worked on the book table at the weekly prayer meeting. She was a wonderful person and we have many fond memories of her.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.
    Peace, Jack and Pat

  12. Sharyn Cost and Family says:

    Our hearts hurt for your great sorrow. We will be praying. Be encouraged that in time you can be reunited with her and our Father in heaven.

  13. Fields Family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in your time of great loss.

  14. Timothy Proffit and family says:

    Uncle Budd and family, So sorry to hear abour your loss, our hearts are united with yours during this time of grieving. We love you guys, and will keep you in our prayers and hearts. Timothy, Jessica, Josiah, Jacob, and Benjamin Proffit

  15. Wendy says:

    Sorry my family for your loss, she was one of the sweetest Aunties I had. My love and prayers to you all. God Bless.

  16. dlofranco says:

    We are trying to locate descendants of Anthony Bahia, Mary, Walter, Juliet and Edward Bahia. Thank you for passing this message to the family.

  17. Julie Bahia says:

    Just stumbled upon this site. Auntie Julie was a wonderful, sweet, gentle, thoughtful person, and I think of her often. Bud, Bill and your families, what a blessing your mom was. She will forever be in my heart. She was very dear to me.

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