July 17, 1930 - July 9, 2012
Virginia Pochetti, 81, passed away on July 9th, 2012. She was the beloved daughter of the late Mariano and Catherine Pochetti; the sister of the late Antoinette Gilardi; the loving aunt of Lawrence and Nancy Gilardi of Norton, Denise Gilardi of Melrose and Joyce Gilardi of Malden; the grand aunt of Daniel and Jennifer Gilardi of Attleboro and Gina Gilardi of Norton. She was also the great grand aunt of Kayla and Cameron Gilardi. Virginia was a forty eight year employee of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, serving as a secretary at the Lowell Institute for 30 years. She enjoyed spending time at the Malden Senior Center with her many friends. She also enjoyed being a daily communicant and volunteer at Immaculate Conception Parish in Malden. Virginia loved her family, both near and far, with a special place in her heart for the youngest members, Kayla and Cameron. She was selfless and giving in many ways. Throughout her life, she was a woman of devout faith who lived each day by its teachings. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral from the Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., Malden on Thursday July 12th at 8 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St., Malden at 9 AM. Services will conclude with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday July 11th from 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Boston Catholic Television, 34 Chestnut St., P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471 or to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.