Obituaries

Maureen I. (Williams) Fiorenza

October 12th, 2019

Maureen I. (Williams) Fiorenza, age 82, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on October 10, 2019.

Maureen was born on April 21, 1937 in Medford, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late John F. and Rachel I. (Nevers) Williams. Maureen grew up as part of a large, loving family of six sisters in Medford and graduated from Medford High School in 1954.

Maureen married her “sweetheart” Joseph J. Fiorenza, Jr. on October 19, 1957. The couple moved to Everett Ave. in Wilmington in 1966, where they raised their three sons Joe, Mark and Mike. Maureen was a devoted and loving wife and mother; she was very active and involved in everything her sons were part of and she was extremely proud of ‘her boys”. Maureen and Joe, along with their children shared many wonderful times together throughout the years before Joe’s untimely passing in December of 1996. ”

Maureen was delighted when she became “Nonni” to her three grandchildren, Michael, Maura and Jonas; they were the “light of her life”. She was passionate about attending their sporting events, especially their hockey games and school activities; she truly enjoyed watching her grandchildren flourish and treasured the times they spent together.

Prior to retiring, Maureen, worked as a sales associate for T.J. Maxx in Wilmington; she loved her job and the people she worked with. Maureen was a hard worker and very friendly and helpful to the customers; she was truly an asset to the company.

Maureen loved traveling and going out with her girlfriends; she looked forward to the trips with the Wilmington Recreation Department and she was very active at the Wilmington Senior Center. Maureen enjoyed participating in the activities, field trips and social hour at the Center. Her personality, charisma and quick wit made the Senior Center a fun place for all. Maureen also belonged to the coffee group with the ladies at “As Good As It Gets.” She loved to socialize with her friends and catch up with the people who stopped by the restaurant. One of Maureen’s favorite hobbies was bingo; she loved the bingo league and never missed the chance to see her friends on Tuesday nights.

Maureen was a woman of great faith and an active member of St. Dorothy’s Church; she attended the four o’clock Mass regularly on Saturdays.

Maureen will be remembered as a friendly and outgoing lady; she had a bubbly personality and loved to joke around with her family and friends. Maureen was greatly loved and will forever be missed by all.

Maureen was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Fiorenza, Jr., devoted mother of Joseph J. Fiorenza, III of Burlington, Mark S. Fiorenza & his wife Kim of Wichita, KS, and Michael Fiorenza & his wife Aileen of Wilmington, loving “Nonni” of Michael Fiorenza, Maura Fiorenza and Jonas Clark, cherished daughter of the late John F. and Rachel I. (Nevers) Williams, dear sister of Myrna Cormier of NH, the late Marcia Crouse, Marjorie Puleo, Mary Jane Casey, Marilyn Broadhead, Rob Parechanian and Al Parechanian. Maureen is survived by her loving brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Mass in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St., (Rte. 38), Wilmington on Wednesday, October 16th at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Memorial donations in Maureen’s name may be made to the Wilmington Senior Center, 15 School St., Wilmington, MA 01887.

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14 Entries in Guest Book for “Maureen I. (Williams) Fiorenza”

  1. Nita and Bob says:

    Goodbye my friend.

  2. Shirley Pumfrey says:

    Won’t be the same without you on our, Casino trips.
    Will miss you. RIP.

  3. Gary and Melinda Alefs says:

    It’s always difficult to say goodbye to our loved ones. It’s even worse when you aren’t given that chance! We are very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you all in deepest sympathy. We love you Mark and Kim! Love Gary and Melinda

  4. Jonas Clark says:

    Words never do the trick in these moments.

  5. Lois Queen says:

    So sorry for your unexpected loss. I know it will be hard going forward but she has left you both with so many fond memories. Cherish them She will always be in your families hearts.

  6. Barbara Gillespie says:

    So sorry for your unexpected passing RIP Maureen

  7. Doris O'Connell says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Maureen was a great friend to my Mother Ruthie and to me and my sisters. She will be missed. Rest in peace Maureen.

  8. Rick & Arlene MacLean says:

    A beautiful and proud woman who has had God’s honor to raise a fantastic family with blessed Joseph. Her life was always filled with lots of smiles, family, and friends who marveled at her spirit and the ability to pass that on to others.
    The word LOVE is not enough to add in our thoughts to her.
    Thank you Maureen for your friendship.

  9. Nancy Steen says:

    My deepest condolences. Such an honor to have known and worked with Moe. She always had me laughing! It was always a pleasure seeing her throughout the years. Bless you all, thoughts, prayers and hugs as you go through this loss. Rest In Peace Moe, fly high with the Angels.

  10. mary d says:

    you WILL be missed,my friend, always jokimg & ready to help. RIP Maureen

  11. Joe DiJulia says:

    I am sorry for your family. I certainly will miss your beautiful smile and all the laughs. I know you are safe in God’s hands, and have made heaven an even better place.

  12. Renee Hood says:

    Mark, Kim, and entire family~
    Sorry to hear of your mother’s unexpected passing. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Deepest sympathy.

  13. Barbara Chirone Young says:

    So sorry for your loss!! Maureen will be missed at As Good As It Gets. She was always a pleasure to talk to. Full of life, easy going and a great personality. Loved her sense of humor. Fly high Maureen. Until we meet again ????????

  14. Lorraine Butler says:

    I don’t know you I’m a friend of your Aunt Linda and Uncle George I’m so sorry to hear about your mother passing she is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my prays always remember the good times you had with her

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