She is survived by her two daughters, Lydia “Lee” Scichilone and her husband John of Hudson and Judith Greenwood of Marlborough; her sister, Evelyn DiDio of Methuen; her three granddaughters, Maria Gautreau and her husband Dennis of Leominster, Andrea Corrado and her husband John of Bethlehem, Pa., and Rebecca Mealey and her husband Stephen of Shrewsbury; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Stephen P. Dardis; her sisters, Josephine Jacobellis and Angela Zannini; and her brother, Sam DiNoto.
Midge raised her family in Newton and started her own business in the late 1950s, opening M’Lady Coiffures Hair Salon in Wellesley Lower Falls. She worked many years as a hair stylist before obtaining her Real Estate Broker’s License working at ERA Key Realty.
Midge enjoyed many hobbies including travelling, playing cards and bingo. She was a talented artist and also enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting and painting. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, March 7, from 4-8 p.m., in the Tighe Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. Funeral services for Midge will be held from the funeral home Wednesday, March 8 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Fund, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.