Gioconda “Jacky” (Sferruzza) Mastro of Quincy died peacefully after a brief illness on Wednesday March 3 at the Newfield House in Plymouth. She was 92 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Dante F. Mastro.
Born in Quincy on September 6, 1917, she was the loving daughter of the late Andrea and Rose (Crosta) Sferruzza. Mrs. Mastro was a graduate of Quincy High School Class of 1935 and the Quincy Hospital School of Nursing in 1938. After graduation Jacky was in charge of a Free Clinic for pregnant women and was Assistant Head Nurse of Huntington House at Quincy City Hospital. She trained at the Bellevue Hospital in New York and during WWII worked for 2 years at the Norwegian Deaconess Hospital in Brooklyn, NY as well as volunteer at the Salk Clinic. She also did private nursing duty at Quincy Hospital before becoming a Bookkeeper for her husband's Air & Refrigeration Service business in Charlestown. She was a member of the Quincy Hospital School of Nursing Alumni, was active in both the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts Organizations and the Civic Actions in Quincy. Jacky enjoyed bowling in the Hit or Miss Bowling League, working in her yard and being a nurse and mother to all.
Mrs. Mastro was the loving mother of Dante F. Mastro of Pembroke, Owner and Operator of Mass Appliance Parts, and his wife Susan and Rosemary Melesky of FL, working in Education and her husband John. She was the cherished grandmother of Cathy and Stephanie Melesky, John Melesky III, Jill Mastro and Danielle Mastro. She is also survived by her two sister-in-laws, Mrs. Rose Sferruzza, Mrs. Beatrice Keefe and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Bolea-Buonfiglio Funeral Home, 116 Franklin Street, Quincy on Saturday March 6 at 9am. Followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, 115 Crescent Street, Quincy at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting Hours will be Friday from 4-8pm. Interment in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, Mrs. Mastro's family is requesting donations in her memory to purchase games, movies and materials that can be used for activities for Jacky's friends that she has left behind at The Newfield House, 19 Newfield Street, Plymouth, MA 02360.
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