Speranza DeNicola

  • Born: July 22, 1921
  • Died: July 25, 2018
  • Location: Rockland, Massachusetts

Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370

Tel. (781) 878-1775

Tribute & Message From The Family

Speranza (Hope) Mastriani DeNicola, 97, of Rockland & Hingham, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on July 25, 2018. Predeceased by her husband Ferdinand (Pete) DeNicola. Loving mother of Carol Wilson of Rockland, Jerry DeNicola of Crossville, TN, and the late Barbara Cronin-Basler of Norwell. Grandmother to Brian Cronin, Ledyard CT, Deanna Buelow, Santa Maria, CA, Pamela Hatch, Pembroke, Scott DeNicola, Kingston, Christina Killarney, Rockland and the late Michael Cronin of Braintree. Treasured great grandmother to nine. Predeceased by siblings Mary Hansen, Reggie Bates, Guy Mastrianni, Silvio Mastrianni and Peter Mastrianni.

Hope worked for many years at Fanny Farmer Candy Shop in the Hanover Mall. She enjoyed cake decorating, painting, ceramics, cooking and entertaining family and friends. She had a lot of joy caring for her family and friends. Among her accomplishments, she was President of the St. John's Junior League. Long time parishioner of Resurrection Parish, Hingham. Hope was the captain of her high school basketball team. Hope also enjoyed exercising and especially enjoyed swimming in her backyard pool.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Hope's life on Friday July 27, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday July 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM at Holy Family Church. Burial will be held privately.

A Special thank you to the wonderful care provided to her from the staff at Queen Anne's Nursing Home in Hingham.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Hi Jerry , Your mom had a great run . Thinking of you ❤

Posted by Sam & Donna Mancini - Weymouth, MA - Friend   July 27, 2018

So saddened to hear about Hope's passing. Many fond memories of family gatherings and holidays. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Posted by Sue Lambert - Boston, MA - Family Friend   July 27, 2018

Jerrry & Ellen Please find our condolences, God bless all Deborah & Richard Pullman

Posted by Richard Pullman - New Bedford, MA - Friend   July 27, 2018

Carol, Gerald and family, please accept our sincere sympathy for your loss. We have many fond memories of Auntie Spunzie. Love, Paul & Laurel Lomanno & family

Posted by Paul & Laurel Lomanno - Londonderry, NH - Family   July 27, 2018

Prayers, many warm thoughts and condolences to those in the family who will now be under her angelic watchfulness. Hugs

Posted by Carolyn Caldwell - Crossville, TN - Family Friend   July 26, 2018

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