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Sheila A. Risoldi

February 9, 1942 February 2, 2018
Sheila A. Risoldi
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Obituary for Sheila A. Risoldi

Beverly - Sheila A. (Donovan) Risoldi 75, beloved wife of Thomas A. Risoldi Jr., died Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Beverly following a long illness. Born and raised in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Beatrice (Conant) Donovan. She graduated from Beverly High School, class of 1962 and continued her education at the Essex Agricultural and Technical School in Danvers, majoring in cosmetology. Mrs. Risoldi, as a young woman, began her career as a hairdresser at the former Almy’s Department Store in Beverly and also worked as a hairdresser at her home for many years to follow. She later worked at Corner Sweets in North Beverly, the Parish House in Ipswich and Zayre Department Store. At the time of her retirement, Mrs. Risoldi worked as a customer service representative and coach in the call center at Appleseed’s in Beverly. A lifelong resident of Beverly, Mrs. Risoldi lived in a wonderful neighborhood and often hosted gatherings at her home. She enjoyed spending day and evening in her backyard hosting friends, neighbors, family or just her and her loving husband. She loved to cook as well as collecting cook books. Sheila enjoyed traveling to historic sights and visiting the Caribbean. With a great love for beaches, she was often seen spending time at Lynch Park in Beverly. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, neighbor and friend who will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her husband, with whom she shared fifty two years of marriage, she is survived by her daughter, Lisa A. Jaquith and her husband, Peter of Beverly, two grandchildren, Andrew and Sarah Jaquith, a sister, Kathleen Nohre and her husband, Allen of Arizona, sisters-in-law, Nancy Page and her husband, James of Georgetown and Suzanne Taggart and her husband, Joseph of Tampa, FL, brothers-in-law, Frederick Risoldi of Newburyport and John Risoldi of Beverly, and many nieces and nephews. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 253 Cabot Street, Beverly, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment in Central Cemetery, Beverly. Contributions may be made in her memory to Beverly Bootstraps, 35 Park Street, Beverly, MA 01915. Information, directions, condolences at

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4:00 PM 2/6/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/6/2018 7:00:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
United States





10:30 AM 2/7/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Star of the Sea Church

253 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 1915

St. Mary Star of the Sea Church
253 Cabot Street Beverly 1915 MA
United States

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