MAZZOLA, Donata Marianna (Visco), of Newton, 90, passed peacefully at her home July 4, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in San Donato Val di Comino, Italy.

Beloved and devoted wife over 68 years to the late Gerardo Mazzola, mother to Cesidio (Sid) and his spouse Diane, Fiorella Kaloust and spouse Kim, Paula Mazzola, and Mara Walker and spouse Bill.  Proud Grandmother of 10 and Great-Grandmother of 14.

Daughter to the late Loreto and Cesidia Visco. Survived by one brother and three sisters.

An accomplished seamstress who loved to cook for her family and friends as well as help raise many of her grandchildren. She always had a song on her lips and was singing up to the last few days.  A genuine optimist who had a beautiful smile that would light up a room.  She will be deeply missed.

Visiting hours at the Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St, Newton, Thursday, 7/6, 4-8 pm.  Funeral Mass on Friday, 7/7, 9:00 am at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St, Newton.  Burial to follow at Newton Cemetery, Walnut St, Newton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Donata’s  name may be made to VNA Hospice & Palliative Care 100 Trade Center, Suite G500, Woburn, MA 01801.