Angelina “Lena” (Pedone) Vigliatura, 92, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, where she had become a beloved resident amongst the staff. She was the devoted wife of the late John F. “Jack” Vigliatura, Jr. for 70 years, before his passing in 2017.
Lena leaves her children: John F. “Jack” Vigliatura, III, Rose F. Prentiss, Virginia Brothers, and Francine Cote; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Victor Pedone; and many nieces and nephews. Along with her husband and her parents, the late Angelo and Frances (D’Amato) Pedone, Lena was predeceased by her son, Steven Vigliatura; her grandson, John F. “Jack” Vigliatura, IV; and her siblings: John Pedone and Grace Flaminio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children (Attn: Development Office, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114 or via www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/boston).
Services for Lena were held privately for her family and she was buried alongside her husband, Jack, in Mountain View Cemetery. The Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home is honored to be assisting with arrangements.