Lawrence, MA — Rina (Cozzone) Saravo, 91, formerly of Lawrence, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
The daughter of the late Michele and Maria (Cubelotti) Cozzone, Rina was born in Presenzano, Italy on July 6, 1921, and was educated in Italy. She came to Lawrence with her late husband in 1968, and was employed as a stitcher at Grieco Brothers Clothing Company in Lawrence, until her retirement. She resided in Lawrence, and for over 15 years, she resided at St. Alfio's Villa. She attended Holy Rosary Church in Lawrence.
Rina was the wife of the late Antonio Saravo, and is survived by a brother and his wife, Emilio and Millie Cozzone of Lawrence; many nieces and nephews, including Adolfo and Anna-Maria Cozzone of Derry, N.H., who were her caregivers; grandnieces and grandnephews. Rina is also survived by three stepchildren, and was predeceased by many brothers and sisters.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be held Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church—Corpus Christi Parish, Essex St., Lawrence. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. Relatives and friends may call Friday, June 14, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Boles Memorial-Baron-McAuliffe-Yameen Funeral Home, 184 Jackson St., Lawrence, MA 01841. 978-686-0386.