Teresa Ann Ozella
DRACUT Teresa Ann (DeMichelis) Ozella, 77, of Dracut, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Radius Northwood Health Care Center after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Richard Ozella Sr., with whom she celebrated their Fifty Sixth Wedding Anniversary this year.
A daughter of the late Modesto and the late Anni (Tennerini) DeMichelis, she was born June 12, 1934, in Lowell, and was educated in the local schools, graduating from Lowell High School.
Mrs. Ozella was a longtime Lowell resident before making her home in Dracut, and was a member of the former Sacred Heart Parish, and a communicant of Holy Family Parish. She had worked for Prince Macaroni before working as a store clerk at the Hallmark store on Plain Street for many years.
Family gatherings and spending time with family was her favorite pasttime. She also enjoyed reading her prayers, taking walks and bingo.
In addition to her loving husband, Richard, she is survived by her sons, Richard M. Ozella Jr. and his wife, Nancy, of Merrimack, NH, Jeffrey S. Ozella and his wife, Donna, of Pelham, NH, Glenn P. Ozella of Lowell, and Bruce T. Ozella and his wife, Debra, of Lowell; eight grandchildren, Cassandra (Ozella) Rush and her husband, James, Matthew Ozella and his wife, Jenni, Brendan Ozella, Jamie Ozella, and Cody Ozella, Nicole Kukulski, Ashley Azevedo, and Bobby Kukulski; seven great grandchildren, her sisters, Josephine Feehan of Lowell, Margaret Marriott of Lowell, and Chester DeMichelis and several nieces and nephews.
She was also a sister of the late Antoniette DeBerardinis, the late Mary Brunelle and the late Lucy Kleomia.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 9. ON THURSDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 8 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT 9:00 AM HOLY FAMILY PARISH ST MARIE's CHURCH 151 GRAFTON ST. LOWELL, A.M.. BURIAL IN ST.PATRICK CEMETERY. MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO ALS ASSOCIATION, 315 NORWOOD PARK SOUTH, NORWOOD MA 02062. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM