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Evelyn Mazzoleni

April 19, 2022

Obituary

Evelyn (Dias) Mazzoleni passed away peacefully on April 19, 2022. She was 83 years old. Born in Fall River to Frank and Fanny Dias, she lived most of her life in Taunton. She retired in 2009 from Bristol-Plymouth Regional Vocational High School, where she worked in the cafeteria for 27 years. Evelyn also managed the Instruction Faculty with the College of Business at Western Governors University. She enjoyed arts and crafts and sailing and was a long-time member of the Shawomet Yacht Club in Dighton, MA.

She leaves her husband of 58 years, William Mazzoleni of Taunton, MA, a daughter Lisa and son-in-law Tom of Rochester, MA, and four grandchildren, Colin, Neil, Owen, and Gianna; a brother James Dias and sister-in-law Doris of Tennessee, a nephew Matthew Desrosiers of Tiverton, RI, and a sister-in-law Alice Mazzoleni of Taunton. She is predeceased by her sister Lorraine and brother-in-law ­Edward Desrosiers, and brother-in-law Peter Mazzoleni of Taunton, MA and brother and sister-in-law Robert and Mary Lou Mazzoleni of Taunton, MA.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 from 4 to 7pm with a service to begin at 6:45pm in the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton.

Additional parking with handicap access is located on the North side of the funeral home.

The family and friends of Evelyn Mazzoleni are also invited to attend Mass at the Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Donahue Hall, Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, Easton, MA 02357, (best address for GPS directions to main entrance 136 Belmont Street, North Easton) on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 6:00 o'clock in the evening. Followed by a reception in the Gartland Dining Room, Donahue Hall.

Interment will be scheduled at a later date.

In Lieu of flowers the family respectively suggests a donation in memory of Evelyn to St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, 90 Cushing Ave., Dorchester, MA 02125 or St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, 736 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.

For expressions of sympathy, to sign an online guestbook or to light a memorial candle, visit www.silvafuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 29, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Silva Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780

Funeral Service
Friday
April 29, 2022

6:45 PM
Silva Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780

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