October 4, 2018

Lena J. Carita

Carita, Lena J. (Ferrera/Palumbo) ”Lee” of Braintree, passed away October 4, 2018. Lee was born in Boston to the late Filippo and Giacina Ferrera. She ran her business Lee’s Beauty and Boutique in Mattapan and Dedham for many years. Lee was actively involved in supporting our veterans and was the President of the Women’s Auxillary in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She liked to spend her time gardening, crocheting and spending time with her family.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph Carita and the late Carmine Palumbo. Loving mother of Pasquale “Pat” C. Palumbo of VA, Nancy Curreri of Braintree and Jacqueline Henderson of Cotuit. Dear sister of the late Louise Roderick and the late James Ferrera. Cherished grandmother to 8 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Wednesday 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home NORTH WEYMOUTH at 40 Sea Street (off Route 3A – Bicknell Square). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9 AM on Thursday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth at 10 AM. Burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston. In loving memory of Lee please consider a donation to: The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.