Wadia (Mitri) Yazbeck, age 72

of Braintree

Wadia (Mitri) Yazbeck, age 72

Braintree, Wadia (Mitri) Yazbeck, age 72, of Braintree, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, within the comfort of her loving family.

Wadia was born and raised in Tal Abbas, Lebanon, to the late Abdallah and Helena (Saraff) Mitri. She immigrated to Sierra Leone at the age of twenty-one where she was married and resided for twenty-three years. In 1991, she immigrated to the United States. She lived in Braintree for twenty-eight years.

Wadia was an excellent cook and an outstanding seamstress who shared her talent by fashioning dresses and outfits for her grandchildren and creating delicious meals for them. She also enjoyed traveling and loved jigsaw puzzles and reading. She especially enjoyed the company of her family and precious friends.

Widowed at a young age, Wadia’s passion was for her family. She was dedicated to her children and especially to her cherished grandchildren. She was a loving Tayta to them all. She took pride in their accomplishments and supported them in all their activities.

Wadia helped her sons build and grow their family business, Family Service Station in South Weymouth.

Beloved wife of the late Domingo A. Yazbeck.

Devoted mother of Joseph D. Yazbeck and his wife Jamileh of Holbrook, Michael D. Yazbeck and his wife Amal of Braintree, Helen D. McElroy and her husband Shawn of Pembroke, Mary D. Saliba and her husband Zak of Braintree, and Richard D. Yazbeck and his wife Katie of Norwell.

Loving grandmother of Samia and Domingo Yazbeck, Marielle, John, and Alexia McElroy, Joseph and Michael Yazbeck.

Wadia was the last of seven siblings and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, 72 Washington Street, Weymouth on Saturday, January 4, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held in Sacred Heart Church on Friday, January 3rd, from 4 – 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Wadia’s memory may be made to Sacred Heart Parish, c/o 55 Commercial Street, Weymouth, MA 02188-2604 or to South Shore Hospital Charitable Foundation, 55 Fogg Road, Weymouth, MA 02190.


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  • Helen, I’m so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. May treasured memories of her fill your heart and bring you comfort.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking if you.

  • Helen And Family
    My deepest condolences .
    May loving memories of your beloved mom bring you comfort. Sending prayers as your grieve your loss. ❤️

  • Joe, Mike,Helen, Mary and Richard and all your families,

    All of us are sad and offer our condolences on the passing of your mom. We hope that your memories will help you through these difficult days. I will miss my chats with her on facebook.

  • Dear Rich and Katie,

    So sorry for your loss. Still remember how kind and sweet your mom was. Sending you our deepest condolences, prayers and love during this hard time.

    ❤️, The Ciccolellas

  • Hi Rich, Joe and I are so sorry for your loss. What a loving tribute for your Mom. Amazing lady. May she rest in peace.

  • Please accept our sympathy for the loss of Wadia. Our prayers are with her and the family she left behind. May her soul Rest In Peace. From the Courban family

  • I’m so sorry for your loss cousins 💔 May she rest in peace 🙏🙏🙏 Aunt Wadia will be missed, she was always smiling 😔 My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  • Dearest Joe, Mike, Helen,Mary and Richard,

    Such a fitting tribute ….
    I love you all and may you always carry her in your hearts and may she thrive as a beacon lighting your paths.
    Till we meet again dear cousin… Rest in the arms of our Lord.

  • Sending you and your family our deepest condolences. Your mother’s memory must be such a source of strength during this difficult time. What an incredible woman. May she RIP and continue to bring joy thru her spirit and memory. ❤️

    Sincerely, The Ing-Lee Family

  • Joe and MIke

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I just learned of your mothers passing. She was always very kind to me and Alwas had a great big smile whenever I saw her. Hoping and praying all the best for both of you your wives your siblings and the rest of your extended family.

    God bless you and keep you,


  • Mike, Amal, Samia and Domingo-
    I am so sorry for your loss, you are all in my thoughts.

  • May her soul rest in peace as we pray for the family to give them strength in this tough ti,e especially around the holidays.

    From Ramla’s childhood friendship with Ms Wadia to the friendship of Joseph & Jamile we feel part of this beautiful family.

    Sincere condolences from Toronto – Canada

  • Dear cousins Joe, Mike, Helen, Mary and Rich and your beautiful families, We have no words so we send you hugs and strength from across the pond. May her memory be eternal.

  • On behalf of my brother’s and sisters and my entire family I would like to thank you all for your thoughts and well wishes. Thank you to those who were here and those that send us there love. May the Almighty father bless you all and keep you.