Methuen, MA — Lucille J. (Perrento) Ferraro, 85, of Methuen, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Wingate of Haverhill, surrounded by her loving family. Lucille was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late James and Theresa (Briaca) Perrento, where she was raised and educated until she moved to New Jersey in the 1960's to raise a family of her own. Lucille moved to Methuen 13 years ago and was a dedicated wife and mother to her family and had a passion for cooking.
Lucille is survived by her husband, Alexander J. Ferraro, Sr., of Haverhill, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage; and their children, Alexander J. Ferraro, Jr. and his wife, Kristin, of Methuen, and Karen McCluskey and her husband, Ronald, of North Andover; her grandchildren, Edward, Jessica, Michael and Samantha; her great-grandchildren, Justin and Sophia; son-in-law, Craig Cannizzaro, of New York, as well as her many nieces and nephews. Lucille was predeceased by her daughter, Linda Cannizzaro.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her funeral Mass on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. in St. Michael Church, North Andover. Interment will be private. Calling Hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover. For those who wish, Lucille may be remembered through donations to The Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C., 20090-6011. For funeral home directions or to sign the family guest book, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.