EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

March 14, 2013

Elaine M. Gianino, 64

Methuen — Elaine M. Gianino, 64, of Methuen, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Holy Family Hospital.

Elaine, daughter of the late Ralph and Lena (Previte) Gianino, was born in East Boston on May 9, 1948. She was employed as a nursing assistant with the Holy Family Hospital. In her free time, she loved bowling, vacationing in Maine, and spending time with her nieces and nephews and her grandnieces and grandnephews.

Elaine will be deeply missed by her five sisters, Barbara Sinatra of Florida, Carole Muise of North Andover, Arlene Sofia and her husband, Tony, of Andover, Diane Ferrara and her husband, Fran, of Andover, and Jane Gianino and her husband, Harold Baum, of California; several nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews; and a very good friend, Michelle Barnard.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral mass will take place on Saturday morning, March 16, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Church in Andover. Burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover. Friends will be warmly received on Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street in Methuen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Elaine’s memory to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 33 Lyman Street, Suite 205, Westboro, MA 01581. Please include “In memory of Elaine Gianino” on your contribution.

For directions or to share a condolence with the Gianino family, please go to www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gianino family.