Angela Maffeo, 80, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 with her loving family by her side after a long struggle with dementia. Angela was born in Everett, MA the daughter of Michael and Antonetta (Rosato) Maffeo. She graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Psychology in 1994 . She worked many years as an educator for the Cambridge Institute of Adult Learning until her retirement in 2010. She also worked as a Change Agent at The Agency for Change in Everett, MA.
Angela was a patient and supportive teacher with a passion for philosophy and psychology. She was active in The League of Women Voters as vice-president of the Wakefield chapter in the 70’s, part of The Theological Opportunities Program in Cambridge and was active in The course In Miracles. Inspiring creativity and personal growth in others was her life-long goal. She was a student of the Philosophies of Carl Jung and a certified Myers–Briggs test administrator.
Angela is survived by her sister, Maryanne Robinson and her husband Edward Robinson of Saugus, MA; her daughter Lisa Williams of Londonderry, NH and her son Eric Raduazzo and his significant other Wioletta Nollet and her children all of Haverhill, MA; her beloved grandchildren: Nicole Williams, Steven Williams and his significant other Traci Costa, and Kristina Williams; her sister-in-law Marion Maffeo; her nieces and nephews: Linda Comeau, Michael Lucontoni, Michael Maffeo, Stephen Maffeo and Jill Robinson as well as 4 grand nephews and 4 grand nieces. She is preceded in death by her father Michael Maffeo, mother Antonetta Maffeo, brother Joseph Maffeo, sister Carmella Lucontoni, and nephew Freddy Lucontoni.
A Memorial Service will be, Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:30AM at Boston Cremation, 287 Main Street, Malden, MA . Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett is Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00AM. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org)
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Love you forever mom
Auntie you were always so inspiring to me-your intellect and passion for psychology was something I always aspired towards. I regret I didn’t get to learn more from you, but cherish the lessons I was able to learn from you. I am more motivated than ever to continue my education and love for psychology in your honor. Love you always
Lisa, Eric, & families,
I offer my sincerest sympathies on your loss.
Peace to you all.
Eric , please accept my condolences for the loss of your mother.. I will be thinking about you and your family in the coming days and saying a prayer for you now and then. ??
I will always remember the times we spent together and the laughs we had.
You will be sorely missed.
Condolences to your loved ones.
I have great childhood memories of my Aunt , while spending many days during summer vacation in Wakefield .
Love you Auntie! Miss you much. Wish I could have had more time with you, but the times I had I loved. I hope you heard my poem at your memorial. I thought that you would like it. Love you always,