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DANVERS - Minerva (Pellegrini) V. Danda, age 97, beloved wife of the late John J. Danda, died Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Care One Peabody.
Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Teresa (Pace) Pellegrini.
She was raised in Beverly, and a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1938, and continued her education at the Burdett Secretarial School.
She was employed at Essex Type and Office Machine Company, and part time at Beverly Automotive Company. She did private typing until she married her husband John in June 1948.
She leaves a devoted daughter, Diane Vallis and her husband Christopher, of Lynnfield; a dear sister-in-law Ann Pellegrini; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Josephine Tirabassi, and two brothers, Gene L. Pellegrini and Robert N. Pellegrini.
A private family funeral service was held in the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home in Peabody, with burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for online obituary, or sign condolences.
Published on February 27, 2018
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