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Obituary: Olga Egidio, of Arlington

Egidio died Sunday, Jan. 26.

Olga Egidio. Photo credit: Keefe Funeral Home
Olga Egidio. Photo credit: Keefe Funeral Home
The following is from Keefe Funeral Home.

Olga M. (DeRenzi) Egidio, of Arlington, died at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Born in Tufo, Italy, to the late Abele and Carmela (Florio) DeRenzi on Oct. 8, 1923, she was 90. 

Beloved wife of 67 years to the late Leo V. Egidio. Loving mother of Carmine and his wife Diane of Billerica, Carla Orifice and her husband Robert of Lexington, Susan Landry and her husband Gary of Center Tuftonboro, N.H., and the late Dino Egidio. Devoted grandmother of Douglas Orifice and his wife Stephanie, Michael Orifice, and great grandmother of Leo. Sister of Ermete DeRenzi of Italy, the late Dino DeRenzi and Philomena DeRenzi. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She loved her co-residents and care givers at Waltham Crossings.

The ultimate homemaker, Olga was a parishioner of Saint Peter’s Church in Cambridge. Her life centered around her husband, home and family; she enjoyed ceramics, gardening and travel. 

Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., Route 60, Arlington, on Friday, Jan. 31, at 9 a.m. Her funeral mass will be celebrated in Saint Peter’s Church, 100 Concord Ave., Cambridge, at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with burial in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be at the funeral home on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.keefefuneralhome.com.

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