Dorothy E. DeMartino
October 9, 1922- May 11, 2018
(Profenna) DeMartino passed away early Friday morning after a
short illness in the Haywood Hospital in Gardner, MA, she was
95. Dorothy was born in Boston on October 9, 1922, the daughter
of the late Vincent & Emily I. (Cerosimo) Profenna.
Dorothy was raised in Everett and after attending school there, she
went on to work at Market Forge in Everett and for the Malden
Public Schools, as a cafeteria worker.
After retirement, Dorothy dedicated herself full time to her
children and grandchildren. Nothing gave Dorothy more happiness
than being surrounded by her family, eating one of her amazing
meals she cooked. In addition to spending time with family,
Dorothy loved spending time with her dogs, Jax and DJ, and
watching Lifetime movies.
There is no replacing her and she will be extremely missed by
all who knew her.
Dorothy was the devoted and loving mother of Linda A.
DeMartino-Hendron and her husband Gregory and Donna M. DeMartino
of Peabody. She was the loving sister of Vincent Profenna of
Millville, MA Dorothy is the cherished grandmother of John,
Michael, Thomas, and Kathleen, great-grandmother of Silvio,
Gianna, Rocco, John, Mason, Makayla, Leonard, Gavin and Anthony.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Silivo
DeMartino who passed away on January 10, 1994, her sister’s,
Josephine Cirino formerly of Everett, Emily Fritz formerly of
Malden and her brother William Profenna formerly of Billerica.
friends are welcome to a prayer service in the Weir-MacCuish
Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Monday, May
14, 2018 at 1 PM.
will be held in the funeral home, prior to the prayer service
from 11AM- till 1 PM.
All are welcome to the graveside service in Holy Cross Cemetery,