Sharon Rinaldi of Danvers passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on March 26, 2017, after courageously fighting cancer for years. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Rinaldi; and devoted mother of Marissa LaVangie and husband, Matthew of Beverly and Jay Rinaldi of Danvers; the cherished grandmother of Matty and Parker; and loving daughter of Jean (Delisio) and the late Clayton Smith. She was the dear sister of Charles and Stephen Smith, both of Swampscott, and Pamela Donellan of Hamilton; and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
She was a retired computer teacher at the Dunn Middle School in Danvers. She loved her family, especially when spending time with her adorable grandsons, Matty and Parker. She loved socializing with her many friends. Her other loves were listening and dancing to country music. She will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere. A memorial service will be held in Sharon’s honor on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 230 Beach St., Revere. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Sharon Rinaldi may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital in support of lung cancer research. Gifts can be made online at https.//giving.massgeneral.org/donate/ or mailed to MGH Development office, Attention: Carrie Powers, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. Checks should be made payable to Mass General Hospital and "Honor of Sharon Rinaldi" on the memo line. For guestbook, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Published on  March 29, 2017