1934 - 2021
Matilda Agri, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on
Saturday, August 21st, after a brief illness. Matilda was born
in Catignano, Italy in 1934, the daughter of Nicola and Anna
Bernabei. She moved to the United States with her family in
1947, where they first lived in Southbridge before settling in
East Boston. In October of 1959, she married her sweetheart,
Sebastiano Agri, and the two settled down in Malden to raise
their family. They became dedicated members of St. Josephs
Church in Malden, faithfully attending Sunday Mass. They shared
over 60 years of marriage together. Matila was an excellent
cook, and loved hosting dinners and holidays. She was also liked
to bake, and her pizzelles will be missed by family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Sebastiano, her children, Anthony
L. Agri and wife Mary Ellen of N. Andover, and Steven N. Agri
and girlfriend Pamela Welch of Topsfield, her sisters, Mary
Kaddaras and husband Chris of Bevery, Sandra Davia and husband
John of PA, and her grandchildren, Patrick and Matthew, her
brother-in-law, Guy J. Agri and his wife Sara of Woburn, MA and
many loving nieces and nephews
Matilda was preceded in death by her sister Lina Pagano, and her
brother, Nino Bernabei.
Funeral Services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden on Friday, Aug 27th, at
9AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s
Church, Malden, at 10AM. Entombment to follow in Holy Cross
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Aug
26th, from 4 – 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s
Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd Waltham, MA 02452.
The family would also like to
acknowledge and thank the staff at Melrose Wakefield
Hospital and Merrimack Valley Hospice for the care given
For everyones protection,
please wear a mask when entering the funeral home.