Obituaries 02-19-2020

Dorothy Moschella

World traveler who loved to cook for family and friends

Dorothy (Vigliotti) Moschella of Saugus, formerly of Revere, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Feb. 14 at the age of 95. 

Dorothy was a world traveler who loved to cook for her family and friends.  In her free time, she enjoyed knitting at the Saugus Senior Center with her knitting group who would knit hats for the troops and veterans. Dorothy would take an occasional trip to the casino to test her luck. Most importantly she cherished the time she spent with her family and they will miss her dearly. 

The beloved wife of the late Joseph Moschella, she was the caring mother of Dennis Moschella and his wife, Patty of Saugus, Donna Moschella and her partner, Denise of Saugus and Joan Barravecchio who she considered one of her own children; adored grandmother of Valerie Moschella and her wife, Gina Palmer, Susie Soldani and her husband, Eric, April Bancarotta and her husband, Pasquale, Jacqueline D’Alleva and her husband, Domenic and Andrea Dost and her husband, David.  She was a proud great grandmother of nine; dear sister of Robert Vigliotti and his wife, Ann of Minnesota and the late Alexander Vigliotti and his late wife, Marion, and the late Eleanor Petrello and her late husband, Raymond. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.  Interment was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.  For guest book please visit

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