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Elaine Dicorato

May 4, 1943 — June 4, 2021

Elaine Dicorato

Elaine Anne DiCorato, age 78, of Stoneham, died Friday, June 4, in Boston surrounded by her family.

Born in Medford on May 4, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (D'Orlando) Perosino.

Elaine was raised in Melrose and was a proud graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1961. She then went to modeling school and secretarial school. Elaine enjoyed many careers in her lifetime, including but not limited to, owning and operating a Carvel ice cream shop in Medford Square; a knitting company; and eventually was a partner at her husband's accounting firm, Financial Business Services, in Wakefield. She was an exceptional cook and baker and for many years enjoyed hosting Christmas Eve celebrations for her family. Elaine also loved shopping, watching the Red Sox, as well as traveling to Vegas and local casinos. She was a devoted caretaker for many years to her late parents and her late brother whom she loved dearly.

She was the beloved wife of Michael R. DiCorato. She was the loving mother of Jodi Tinkham and her husband Mark of Peabody, Michael DiCorato and his wife Lisa of Lynnfield, and Lynne Munno and her husband Evan of Stoneham. She was the cherished grandmother of Juliana, Adriana, Olivia, Bianca, and Gia. She was the sister of the late Joseph Perosino, Jr.

Her Funeral Mass is at St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham on Friday at 10 am. Visitation for relatives and friends will be at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday from 4-7 pm. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.


June 10, 2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

McDonald Funeral Home
19 Yale Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 245-3550

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June 11, 2021
10:00 AM

St. Patrick Church
71 Central Street
Stoneham , MA 02180

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