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COLARUSSO, Sandina “Sandy” (Falconi), of Brockton, age 101, died peacefully, on Thursday July 26, 2018, 12 days prior her 102nd birthday. Sandy was born to Emidio & Theresa Falconi in Quincy MA on August 7th, 1916. With parents speaking only Italian, at a young age, she handled many family matters. These responsibilities shaped her strength and perseverance for years to come. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Dominic Colarusso, losing him in 1989 propelling Sandy to forge her independence for 29 years. She was also predeceased by sisters, Yolanda Hayward, Emelia McNally, Theresa McNally, and brothers Louis, Hugo and Peter Falconi. Sandy loved to sew, play bingo, watch her beloved Red Sox, and participated in a candlepin bowling of which she continued well into her nineties. She however was best known for her never ending and loving, compassionate support of all. Touching the hearts of so many, Sandy will truly be missed. Wonderful memories of her life will continue to be treasured by numerous nieces and nephews. The family of Sandy would like to thank all the staff of Heights Crossing of Brockton, MA that enriched not only her life, but her family’s as well. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation at Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 Main St. Randolph, MA on Friday August 3, 2018 from 4:00 -7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday August 4, 2018 at 10:00AM in St. Bernadette Church, 1031 N Main St. Randolph, MA. Interment will follow at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, 20 Sea St. Quincy, MA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215-5450.

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