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Rena B. (Berte) Zanella

May 5, 1925 ~ September 7, 2016 (age 91)

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September 13, 2016

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home & Cremation Services
11 Lincoln Street
Framingham, MA 01702

Funeral Mass
September 13, 2016

11:00 AM
St. Matthew's Church
26 Highland Street
Southborough, MA 01772

Interment following funeral service
September 13, 2016

Rural Cemetery
11 Cordaville Road
Southborough, MA 01772

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Rena B. (Berte) Zanella, 91, of Southborough, died Wednesday, September 07, 2016 after a period of declining health. Born in Framingham, she was daughter of the late Peter & Julia Berte, and the beloved wife of the late Richard V. Zanella.

Rena worked for many years at the Crowne Plaza in Natick.

She is survived by her four children, Richard Zanella and Mary Poteet of Milford, Carol Wills of Southborough, Mark Zanella & his wife Candus of CA, and Karen Zanella – Prater & her husband James of Southborough, her granddaughter, Brittany Wills – Lemoine & her husband Nicholas of North Dakota, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., FRAMINGHAM, on Tuesday morning, September 13th at 9 o’clock. Funeral Mass to follow in St. Matthew’s Church, 105 Southville Rd., Southborough, at 11 am.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Interment in Rural Cemetery, Southborough. 

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Rena’s name to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham MA 02452

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