Mary A. (Ridge) Kintigos, age 83

of Quincy

Mary A. (Ridge) Kintigos, age 83

Quincy, Mary A. (Ridge) Kintigos, age 83, of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully, Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton, surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late John and Delia (Flaherty) Ridge. Raised in South Boston, she was a graduate of the former Gate of Heaven High School and had lived in Quincy for forty-eight years, previously in South Boston.

She was employed as a waitress in the Boston hotel industry and had also worked for the City of Quincy’s Public School food services department for many years.

Mary was dedicated to her family and especially to her children and grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife for sixty years of Joseph F. Kintigos.

Devoted mother of Joseph F. Kintigos, Jr. of Quincy, Marianne Giovannucci and her husband William of Milton, Mark A. Kintigos and his wife Jean of Randolph, and the late Eileen Kintigos.

Loving grandmother of twins Nicholas and Ryan Kintigos and twins Delia and Sienna Giovannucci.

One of five siblings, she was the sister of James Ridge of Braintree and was pre-deceased by John Ridge, Martin Ridge, and Catherine Martin. Mary is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Monday, October 29th at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann’s Church, 757 Hancock Street, Quincy at 9 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home Sunday 2 – 6 p.m. Interment New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan.

For those who wish, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Crossroads for Kids Inc., c/o Camp Wing, 119 Myrtle Street, Duxbury, MA 02332.


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  • RIP, my old friend, so sorry to hear this news. We had a lot of great times together. You never spoke a bad word about anyone so I’m sure you are with your family and Peggy Kelly. Fly high with the angels. You were a very generous person.

  • Thinking of you during this time. You are in my thoughts and my heart. She is smiling down at you knowing you will fine. I’m sure she is sitting next to my father.

    All our love

  • Joe, I just heard of your loss as well as your families.
    In our conversations you had told me you had been spending alot of time helping your Mother with working on the house and taking her to medical appointments..
    This tells me you were a great son and a helpful sibling to your family
    Hang in there!
    Carol McCaffrey