Mary Rose Tutty, age 88

of Braintree

Mary Rose Tutty, age 88

Braintree, Mary Rose (Newton) Tutty, age 88, of Braintree, died peacefully, Saturday, July 18, 2020, at her daughter’s home, in the comfort of her loving family.

Beloved wife of the late John M. Tutty.

Dear daughter of the late Violet Scoppettuolo and her devoted husband Tony.

Adoring mother of John A. Tutty and his wife Jill of Braintree, Rosemarie Cindy Verdelli and her late husband Guido of Natick, and Debra Jean Tutty of Rockland.

Loving grandmother of Samantha and John Tutty, Gemma, Andrea, and Abigail Verdelli.

Rose was born in Boston and lived in Braintree for the past sixty years. She was a graduate of the former Girls’ High School in Roxbury, Class of 1949.

Rose worked at the former J.L. Hammett Distribution Center in Braintree, and then the Boston Herald where she retired as a Classified Account Representative.

She was an avid ballroom dancer, enjoyed traveling, playing cards, and cherished spending time with her family and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Parish of Saint Clare, 1244 Liberty Street, Braintree, on Thursday, July 23, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Old North Cemetery, Weymouth. Services are operating in accordance with current guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rose’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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  • My sincere condolences to John and his family.

  • JOHN so sorry for your loss. You were very good to your mom.and I know you will miss her dearly please express my sympathy to your family Love Maureen

  • I know you’re in Heaven dancing with your beloved Jack. RIP ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

  • Dear Cindy, I know how dedicated and loving daughter you are, you and your girls will miss your mom very much. All my deepest condolences to you and your family.
    Angela Guerrero

  • Deb – I’m so sorry to hear about your Mom. I didn’t know her but from our conversations I know she was a special person and you and she shared a very special bond. The love and support you provided her over the years was a testament to that bond.
    I hope your memories of your Mom will help you through. God bless.


  • We’re so deeply sorry for you loss. RIP Mary Rose.

  • Deb I am so sorry for your loss prayers and love to you and your family.

  • I’m very sorry to hear about Rose , she was one of my Mom’s dearest friends from childhood and until my mothers passing in 2004. I hope you all know your mother had a special spot in the Caporizzo family’s hearts. God Bless Her

  • Rose, I am so sorry and sad to lose you as a very close friend. Thank you for looking after me. Thank you for all the great walks together. I will miss you dearly. Sorry I can’t send flowers like you sent me so, I have made a donation in your name to St. Jude’s.
    You were a great friend; rest in peace.

  • To Rose’s Family……

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Such an amazing friend to my Mom….

    I Will miss my Godmother(I was honored)……though we moved away, I always thought of you. You will always be remembered for your smile, kindness and love for our family.

    In our Hearts Forever……

    Love Steve and All the Caporizzo’s

  • I worked with Rose at the Boston Herald and she was a sweet, kind woman. Always smiling. Wishing your family peace and love during this time of loss.