A. Boti, a retired secretary, passed away on Wed, April 26th
in Boston at the age of 67. Kathleen was born in Somerville in
1949, the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Gutro. She was
raised in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School
with the Class of 1967.
In 1970, she married her
sweetheart, Joseph Boti Jr, and the two settled down in Malden
together to raise their family. They shared 8 years of
marriage together until Joseph’s tragic passing in 1978.
Kathleen worked as a
secretary at different companies over the years, retiring from
Palmer Manufacturing in Malden. She was an avid shopper, and
enjoyed antiquing and going to yard sales. She also adored her
grandsons and was very proud to be their “Mimi”.
She is survived by her
children, Joseph J. Boti III of Malden, Melissa M. Comita and
husband Anthony Sr. of Malden, her sister Susan G. Harris of
South Lawrence, and her grandsons Anthony Jr. and Joseph IV,
also survived by her niece and nephews.
Kathleen was preceded in
death by her husband Joseph Boti Jr, and her brother, Robert
A memorial wake will be held
at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St,
Malden, on Tues, May 2, from 4 – 8 PM. All other services will