FRAMINGHAM – Mary M. (DelBene) Morteo, 96, of Framingham, formerly of Hyde Park, passed away peacefully on Friday May 15, 2020.
She was the wife of 58 years to the late Salvatore F. Morteo (Retired Boston Police Officer).
Born in Boston’s North End, Mrs. Morteo was the daughter of the late Fedele and Anna DelBene.
A graduate of Girls’ Trade School, she worked at Murray White’s in Boston as a seamstress, making uniforms during WWII. Mrs. Morteo enjoyed cooking, baking and entertaining her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Cammy and her partner Steve Flynn of Framingham, her son Al and his wife Rosemary of Dedham, her daughter-in-law Lisa of Norwood, wife of her youngest son the late Albert, Sr. and a brother, Mario DelBene of California. She is the adored grandmother of Nicholas Morteo and his wife Nicole, Michael Morteo and his wife Amanda, Alessandra Morteo, Alyssa Wenstrom and her husband Andrew and Albert Morteo, Jr. She was also the cherished great grandmother of Andrew Wenstrom, Jr. Mary is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. She was predeceased by six sisters and six brothers.
Due to current restrictions regarding public gatherings, burial will be private.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.
Donations in her name should be made to Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, MA 01702.