Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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Matilda Agri

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 Mausoleum.

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 to Matilda.

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