Carolyn A. (LaMattina) DiTullio, age 81

of Braintree

Carolyn A. (LaMattina) DiTullio, age 81

Carolyn A. (LaMattina) DiTullio, age 81, died peacefully, Thursday, October 13, 2022, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Carolyn was born in Vernon, Alabama, raised and educated in Alabama, New Orleans, and Boston. She was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Boston, Class of 1959. She lived in Braintree for fifty years.

As a young woman, Carolyn began her career at the Raytheon Corporation in Waltham, working in quality control, and later became a hairdresser, working in the industry for several years. After raising her children, Carolyn obtained her broker’s license and was employed in the real estate industry for twenty years with RE/MAX in Quincy and Century 21 Tullish and Clancy Real Estate Agency in Weymouth.

As a woman of faith, Carolyn was an active parishioner of Saint Thomas More Parish in Braintree, where she enjoyed many friendships. She served as an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, taught CCD, and was a member of the women’s prayer group.

Most of all, Carolyn enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, and was especially devoted to her three cherished grandchildren.

Beloved wife for fifty-seven years of David A. DiTullio, Quincy Fire Department, retired.

Devoted mother of David Craig DiTullio and his wife Diane of Hanover, and the late Lisa Marie DiTullio.

Loving grandmother of Lauren Marie, Colin Thomas, and Mia Carolyn DiTullio.

Much-loved daughter of the late Iverna (Flynn) and Joseph LaMattina.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Monday, October 17, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment to follow at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy. At the request of the family, visiting hours have been omitted.

For those who wish, donations in Carolyn’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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  • We will miss you our dear sister in Christ. May you enjoy your rewards in Heaven. David and David Cregville we will always be here for you. Love, Frank and Cookie ❤️❤️

  • Very nice Lady…cousin…. friend . . 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕🙏

  • Sorry Craig I know your name, don’t know why craigville came out. But you’re always welcome there.

  • I was one of Carolyn’s (Lynn) CNA.
    I met Lynn in June,I liked her immediately.
    She had this beautiful wide smile and made me feel right at home.
    I enjoyed her company immensely, i will miss her dearly.
    It was a privilege to have Lynn come into my life.
    God bless you dear Lynn.

    With love and sincerity
    Kathleen Raftery

  • My dearest sympathy for your loss, my earliest memories of Lynn were that of a sweet , caring and beautiful lady !
    And “She” always will be ❤️

  • David, I am thinking of you and your beautiful family. Sending healing hugs with the loss of your mom.

    With a heavy heart, the Trongone family

  • Heaven has gained another Angel, while l have lost a very dear Aunt that I will see again in heaven.

  • So many years ago when I met her as nephew David’s beautiful girlfriend, we shared a lot in the early days.
    David although I haven’t been in touch for a very long time, My heart goes out to you, & young David.
    you only know the depth of your loss, Stay strong, my heart goes out to you.
    Uncle Dick.

  • My sincere condolences to the DiTullio Family♥️🙏🏼

  • Carolyn, was my 1st cousin. She was one of the nicest people I have ever known. She lived with us (In Vernon, Alabama) for a time when I was very young (I was born in 1948). She baby sat with me for
    my mother. Aunt Iverna, Uncle Joe & Carolyn Came to visit (about a week each time) us in Alabama a few times over the years. My mother Annie Belle Flynn Thornton was Carolyn’s Mother , Iverna, Sister.
    In 1998 My Mother & I visited Carolyn & her family in Braintree, Massachusetts. Carolyn and the DiTuillo Family spent every day working to make our visit special for my mother & me. I loved My Cousin Carolyn. and I miss her. She was Very Special!..