Edith Voto

Edith R. Voto (Porfido)

Wednesday, June 5th, 1929 - Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Voto, Edith R. (Porfido) Age 90, of Revere, Massachusetts, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2020, at Penacook Place in Haverhill, surrounded by loving health care professionals during this time, after a courageous and long-fought battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Anthony A. "Tony" Voto, with whom she shared 43 wonderful years of marriage. Born and raised in East Boston, she was the devoted daughter of the late Giacomo and Margaret (Fuccillo) Porfido. Edith was the cherished and loving mother of Lisa Voto, her staunch and dedicated health care advocate, and her husband Steven of Danville, New Hampshire, and Denise Zolud and her husband Steve of Wakefield, Massachusetts. She was the dear sister of the late Mary Porfido, the late Mildred DelFraino and her late husband Anthony "Tony", the late Frank Porfido and his late wife Anna (Faiella), and the late Carl Porfido and his wife Jean (Surette). She was the proud and loving Nana of Zack and Tyler Zolud. She is also survived by many precious nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Family will honor Edith's life by gathering in Vazza's “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, on Monday, June 1st from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to St. Anthony's Church, Revere, for a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. to be celebrated in her honor. Interment immediately following at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Masks are to be worn at all times, and social distancing and church guidelines need to be followed at all times. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Edith can be made to Penacook Place, 150 Water Street, Haverhill, MA 01830 or to The Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oak Road, Waltham, MA 02452.Friends may still offer their support by visiting and sharing a special memory or message.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 1st, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    Monday, June 1st, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
    Beechwood Funeral Home
    262 Beach Street
    REVERE, MA 02151
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  • Service

    Monday, June 1st, 2020 | 11:00am
    Monday, June 1st, 2020 11:00am
    St. Anthony of Padua
    250 Revere Street
    REVERE, MA 02151
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  • Interment

    Woodlawn Cemetery
    302 Elm Street
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Leanne Plant

Posted at 09:52am
Thinking about you during this difficult time. I know your heart is breaking, but she is at peace. Love Leanne


Posted at 11:51am
Lisa and Denise I'm so sorry to hear about Auntie Edie. Such great memories especially at Grandmas on Marginal St. as kids. Your dad would be smiling showing off his 2 beautiful girls with his belly up laugh and mom would be the warm sweet beautiful one keeping him in check lol I'm sure your Dad has that same smile now that thier together again. R.I.P.Auntie
Love Cousin Jeannie

Donna Barone

Posted at 10:49am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Fern Papkin-Mancuso

Posted at 06:33am
Lisa & Denise,
We are so sorry for your loss.
Auntie Edie was a wonderful woman.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Anthony & Fern

Neil McEvoy

Posted at 10:02am
Deepest sympathies to you & your family during this difficult time. Prayers from my family to yours!

Neil McEvoy & family

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