Lena (Fontana) Mercuri

December 23rd, 2018

Lena (Fontana) Mercuri, age 77, of Wilmington, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died peacefully on December 22, 2018.

Lena was the beloved wife of Raymond Mercuri, loving mother of Raymond Mercuri and his companion Dawn Young of Chelmsford, Mark Mercuri of Wilmington and the late Michael Mercuri, loving “Noni” of Shane and Cody Mercuri of Tewksbury, cherished daughter of the late Domenic and Rosemarie (Cantera) Fontana, dear sister of Rosemarie Buckley & her husband William and the late Louise Hall & her husband Paul all of Foxborough. Lena is also survived by many loving relatives, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral on Saturday, December 29th, at 10:00 a.m. at Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rt 62), Wilmington, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 11:00 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, December 28th, from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Lena’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, Attn: Gift Box Program, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; VNA of Middlesex East Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, #5000, Woburn, MA 01801 or a charity of your choice.


37 Entries in Guest Book for “Lena (Fontana) Mercuri”

  1. Sally Radomski says:

    Stan and I send our prayers and deepest sympathies to the Mercuri family. We knew Lena for many years. She was a very caring person.

  2. Robin Paquette says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady and friend and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time and always. ????????????????

  3. Joanne Baxendale says:

    I love you, Aunt Lena and will miss your smile, your fun sense of humor and how funny you were?? I have such loving memories of spending many summers with you, Uncle Ray and the boys! My childhood was special because of you! My love and prayers go out to Uncle Ray, Ray and Marc????

  4. Jimbo McHugh says:

    Mercuri Family,
    So Sorry for the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you all During this Difficult time.

  5. Shirley Pumfrey says:

    Raymond & family. I am so sorry to hear about sincere condolences.
    I am viery sorry I will not be there. I am in Key West at my sons.
    Lena & I go way back, when we were teachers, Aids. I am very sad I will not, be there. God bless.

  6. Jean Willwerth says:

    Sorry for your lost. If you need to talk I’m here Ray.

  7. Barbara DeStefano says:

    Very sorry for your loss. ????

  8. Linda Rossi(Wright) Family says:

    Please accept my deepest condolences . I am so very sorry Mercuri family
    For your great loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you .
    Linda Rossi (Wright) family

  9. Martha Ranger Dorsey says:

    A tremendous loss of a special woman loved by many. Please accept my sympathy.

  10. Janice and Jim Murray says:

    Sending much love to you all at this difficult time. We will never forget all the good times we shared as hockey parents. Lee was such a beautiful person. God bless her.

  11. Dorothy Pilcher says:

    Ray I am so sad to here of Lee passing. She was a wonderful friend. My thoughts are with you and the boys

  12. Dorothy Pilcher says:

    Ray I am so sad to hear of Lee passing. She was such a good friend. My thoughts are with you and the boys

  13. MaryAlice Cavens says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Kevin P. Doherty says:

    To the Mercuri family,

    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.

  15. Steven Panico says:

    I am very sorry your loss, my prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time..

  16. Phyllis Macomber says:

    So sorry for your loss Ray. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  17. Connie Ridge says:

    I’m so very sad to hear of Lena’s passing. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

  18. Mike Champoux says:

    My prayers for the soul of Mrs. Mercuri as she rests in peace in heaven. And, my condolences to Brother’s Ray and Ray and your whole family

  19. Frank Petrucci says:

    On behalf of the Wilmington Knights of Columbus, I want to offer our deepest condolences to the Mercuri family.

    Frank Petrucci
    Grand Knight
    Wilmington Knights of Columbus
    Fr. Edmund W. Croke Council, No. 4982

  20. Nunzio Antidormi says:

    Ray ,So sorry of your loss , our deepest condolences to you and your family.

    Nunzio Antidormi and family

  21. Steven Holbrook says:

    Rest in peace and love. I’m grateful to have known you my whole life and to me you’ve always been family. I’ll miss you greatly Mrs Moosh, love u.

  22. Joe and Diane Mercuri says:

    Raymond and family: We are so very sorry to hear about Lena’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this difficult time.

  23. Mary Ellen Haigh says:

    Ray, I am very sorry to hear of Lena’s passing. I worked with her at DRC and enjoyed her sense of humor. She was a lovely lady.

  24. Joe and Phyllis Vieira says:

    Our deepest condolences. Lena was a very beautiful person, inside and out. Will remember our hockey trips and laughs we had. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all

  25. Marianne Milner + Family says:

    R.I.P. mrs mecuri.loved our chats and shopping time..And Mr Mecuri telling me Im talking to much.???? What a warm beautuful .fun person..So going to miss You.???????????? You always remembered. Me Riannon and the boys. Xoxo

  26. Lorraine Greenfield says:

    So sorry to read of your loss, Ray.

  27. Paul & Carol Riley says:

    Our deepest condolences to Ray and his family. Many memories of the times we spent together sharing and laughing. She was a very special person. Will be missed by us. Love.

  28. Paul & Carol Riley says:

    Deepest sympathy to Ray and the family. Many great memories of sharing and laughing together. She was a very caring person Love.

  29. Judy Reid says:

    My sincere condolences to your family. I knew Lena through our Bunco group. She was always so full of fun and I enjoyed the times when she hosted all of us. I do miss those great times.

  30. Lisa Roberts says:

    I am sorry to hear of your loss and my thoughts are with you and your family.

  31. Patricia and Ron Beal says:

    So sorry for your loss. Lena was a lovely woman and a wonderful neighbor. She will be missed by all and especially her kind ways and sunny smile. God Bless to all her family. Christmas is such a terrible time for our loved ones to leave us.

  32. marge cornish says:

    Ray my heart goes out to you and the family (all the kids and grand kids . I know how much she Loved you and the kids. I remember all the fun we had at the hockey games . When ERIC played with Ray and my grandson Joey played for him It was a great year Joey (Joes son enjoyed playing for him with Codi) I Love you and Glad I had the pleasure of knowing her.

  33. Bob and Max Casalbore says:

    So very sorry to learn of Lena’s passing. We will not be able to attend the memorial, but know that our hearts are with you and your family. She was a beautiful person who will be missed by many.
    Bob and Maxine

  34. Arlene Camacho says:

    So very sorry to hear of Lena’s passing. I had the pleasure to work with Lena at Computervision she was a wonderful woman with a great sense of humor. Rest easy sweet angel.


  35. Joan Tuxbury says:

    My condolences to your family. She was always a pleasure to be with.

  36. Judy Spinelli says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure to know her. My condolences to you and your family.

  37. Patricia Cregg says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about Lena. She was a woman with a fantastic personality. She will be missed dearly

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