Mildred F (Accomando) DiSessa

October 26, 1930 ~ August 16, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Mildred Frances DiSessa of East Boston passed away at 92 at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea on August 16, 2023.

Born in Boston to Anthony Accomando and Amiela (Pacino) Accomando.

Mildred was the oldest of 2 children.

Mildred was the beloved former wife of Peter J. DiSessa, who is predeceased.

Devoted mother of Richard DiSessa and his wife Donna, Joseph DiSessa and his wife Lilly, and Peter DiSessa.

Cherished grandmother of Danielle DiSessa and Rachel (DiSessa)Tracy, and beloved great-grandmother of Isla and Nora.

Dearest sister of Felix Paige, and adored aunt to Leslie Paige and sister-in-law to Amy Paige.

Dear friend to Paul Cesario, and loved by many relatives and friends.

Mildred was a long-time sales employee of Macy's and worked into her 80th year. She loved ballroom dancing, and would frequently listen to music at home and sing along with the greats like Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett. Living next to Constitution Beach you could easily spot her walking the beach at a brisk pace with her dear friend Paul Cesario.

Her Mediterranean Italian cooking was world-class, and was not to be missed at the family's Sunday dinners. It was essential that her children, family and friends always got enough to eat or take home. She was unique and beautiful on both the inside and outside, and will be sorely missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. A longstanding parishioner at Saint Lazarus-Joseph Church in East Boston.

Family and friends will honor Mildred's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston on Tuesday, August 22nd from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and again on Wednesday morning at 8:30 AM before leaving in procession to St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church for a 10:00 AM funeral mass. Services will conclude with Mildred being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery with her beloved husband Peter. May they rest in peace. 


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August 22, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Service
August 23, 2023

8:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
August 23, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church
59 Ashley St.
East Boston, MA 02128

August 23, 2023

11:30 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148


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