Shrewsbury – Lucille (Aliberti) Kvaracein, 93, of Shrewsbury, died Friday, May 3, 2013 in Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center of Worcester after a period of declining health. Her husband of 38 years, Joseph A. Kvaracein Sr., died in 1979.
She leaves a son, Joseph A. Kvaracein Jr. and his wife Helen of Shrewsbury, and their three sons, Jeffrey Kvaracein and his wife Elena and their daughters, Nina and Laila of Shrewsbury, Joseph Kvaracein of Shrewsbury and Jason Kvaracein of Sagamore; a brother, Augustine Aliberti of Braintree; two sisters, Rose M. Reed of Hyde Park and Helen Shedd of Rutland; two granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Richard C. Kvaracein; three brothers, Nicola, Orlando, and Rocco; three sisters, Camilla, Theres,a and Rose; and her beloved dog, Zima.
Lucille was born and raised in Hyde Park a section of Boston, one of 10 children to the late Andrea and Anna (Merola) Aliberti, and had lived in Shrewsbury for the past 72 years. She graduated from Hyde Park High School.
She had worked as a candy maker for The Hebert Candy Mansion, a job that she loved for 35 years, before retiring.
Lucille was a faithful member of Saint Anne's Parish in Shrewsbury. She and her husband Joe loved traveling in their retirement years and camping with their family. She was a wonderful cook and always enjoyed having her family over for many large Italian meals.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Lucille's family Tuesday, May 7, from 9:00-10:15 a.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. Lucille's funeral Mass celebrating her life will follow at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Anne's Church, 130 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Saint Anne's Human Services, 130 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.