Gladys J. “Clara” (Vespaziani) Ferrazzi, age 87

of Quincy

Gladys J. “Clara” (Vespaziani) Ferrazzi, age 87

Quincy, Gladys J. “Clara” (Vespaziani) Ferrazzi, age 87, of Quincy and Braintree, formerly of Scituate, died peacefully, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Hancock Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Quincy, surrounded by her loving family.

Gladys was born in Scituate to the late John and Giovanna (Scarsilloni) Vespaziani. She was raised in Scituate and was a graduate of Scituate High School, Class of 1950. She had lived briefly in Braintree for the past two years, previously in Quincy for over sixty years.

She was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family. She was especially proud of her cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife of the late Mario C. Ferrazzi.

Devoted mother of William M. Ferrazzi and his wife Mary of Abington, Susan A. Petitti and her husband Tom of Quincy, and Brenda M. Greenspoon and her husband Steven of Stoughton.

Loving grandmother of Michael Ferrazzi and his wife Roxanne, Joseph Ferrazzi, Jennifer Petitti, Thomas Petitti, Joshua and Matthew Greenspoon.

Dear sister of the late Anna M. Phipps.

Sister-in-law of Anna Quirk of Braintree.

Clara is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Saturday, March 30th at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Mary’s Church, 95 Crescent Street, West Quincy at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home Friday 4 – 7 p.m. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.


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  • We are so sorry for your loss.
    Your mother was an amazing women.
    She always made you feel welcome in her home.
    She had this thing about refilling your coffee cup several times even though you told her no more and putting food on your plate when you weren’t looking.
    That’s how she was!!!
    She will be missed!

  • Clara was about the sweetest woman I have ever know. Her and Mario extended many kindnesses to me over the years. I will miss her and her amazing hospitality.

  • Clara was one of the most endearing ladies I’ve ever known
    She was so capable and a great cook. She was sweet
    And never had a bad word to say about anyone
    She loved her home and she missed her husband
    Mario deeply. We were lucky to have know her
    For so long.

  • My sincere condolences on your mom. She was always so nice, kind and caring. Thinking of you all.

  • Brenda – We are so sorry for your loss. Our heartfelt sadness to you and your family through this most difficult time. We have you in our thoughts and prayers….much love..