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Eleanor M. Grossi

Beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend
 Eleanor M. (DePrenda) Grossi, 95, died Wednesday morning, April 19th at D’Youville Senior Care following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late John A. Grossi who died in 1974.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, October 17, 1921, a daughter of the late Guiseppe and Maria (Casarella) DePrenda, she received her education in the Lowell elementary schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School. 
 Early in her working career Eleanor was a secretary for the Gene Weisburg Architectural Firm and did bookkeeping for the former Windsor Restaurant.  Most recently she was a bookkeeper for Cantor Insurance Company.
 Among her many interests, Eleanor was an avid bingo player, bowler and enjoyed her trips to Foxwoods.  She enjoyed taking trips with family and friends to her favorite destinations of Aruba, Las Vegas and Italy.  Eleanor was also a member of the Italian Mothers Club of Lowell and the International Institute.
 Mrs. Grossi is survived by a daughter Sandra Dion and her husband Frank of Haverhill; a son Robert C. Grossi of Lowell; a sister Antoinette “Toni” Kelleher of Dracut; and several nieces and nephews.
 She was also the sister of the late Vito DePrenda, Angelina Volonino and Nicholena DePrenda.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. from 4 to 7 P.M. on Monday.  Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at ST. MICHAEL CHURCH in Lowell at 11 o’clock followed by her committal prayers at St. Patrick Cemetery.  E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com.  Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, Centralized Memorial Processing Center, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01710.  Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.
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