Mary Sipala, 90

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Mary Sipala, 90, died peacefully July 1, 2018 at Golden Pond in Hopkinton, MA. She was the wife of the late Salvatore Sipala. Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Giuditta (Daole) Marra and sister of John Marra.

Mary Sipala lived a life of acceptance, love and peace. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt. Later in life she became an avid water colorist and potter. She enjoyed cooking for her family and was lovingly known for “Grandma’s meatballs”.

Mary centered her life around family and friends. She appreciated and enjoyed nature along with the companionship of her dogs.

Mary is survived by her children Michael Sipala and wife Katherine, Linda Finnerty and husband James, Donna Naugler and husband Peter, Anthony Sipala and wife Jill, Lori Barnes and husband Jeffrey, brother in-law Joseph Sipala and wife Delores, nephew William Sipala and wife Patricia. She was the aunt of predeceased nephew Joseph Sipala. Mary also leaves eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two grandnephews and their family.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, July 22 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, Hopkinton MA. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony's Church in Woonsocket, RI. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the church starting at 9:00 a.m. Burial of cremains will follow the Mass in St. Charles Cemetery, Blackstone, MA.