Obituary: Louise Scarpelli, former Mission Hill resident

Louise Scarpelli, 79, of Clifton, a retired dye processor, died May 19, 2015 at home.

She was born in Concord and grew up in Stapleton. In 1959, she moved to Boston. She lived on Shepard Avenue and Kempton Street in Mission Hill until the family home was demolished to build Mission Park. In 1971, she moved to Jamaica Plain.

She returned to Clifton in 1987. A graduate of McKee High School, she worked as a shipping and receiving supervisor at Color Picture Publishing Company in Boston. She then worked for 18 years as a dye processor at the former Sun Chemical Company, Rosebank.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and reading. She also liked the ocean and walking on the boardwalk.

A baseball fan, she rooted for the Boston Red Sox.

Surviving are her sons, Edwin Paul and Aaron Komst; her daughters, Toni Ann Komst, Gigi Lawrence, Marcia Lawrence and Georgi Scarpelli; brothers George and Ralph Scarpelli; sisters Rose Connelly and Maryann Harrell; her longtime companion, Miguel “Mike” Martinez; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Louise Scarpelli. (Courtesy Photo)

Louise Scarpelli. (Courtesy Photo)

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