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Barbara A. "Nini" (Ribotto) LaRosa

June 3, 1940 ~ March 16, 2021 (age 80)


Of Natick passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones on March 16, 2021 at the age of 80.  Beloved wife of the late Leonard A. LaRosa. 

Devoted mother of Buddy LaRosa and his wife Christine of Milford, Donna Pelland of Natick, Diane Kokoszka and her husband Michael of Franklin.  Loving grandmother of Courtney Pelland, Brittany and Tyler Kokoszka.  Sister of Shirley Ribotto of Florida, Florence McCassie and her husband Al of Millis, David Ribotto and his wife Sherry of Florida and the late Dickie Ribotto, Bruno Ribotto, Jr. and his wife Carolyn, Butchie Ribotto and his wife Jane.  Sister-in-law of Pat Ribotto of Bellingham.  Daughter of the late Bruno and Lillian (Chapman) Ribotto.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Nini’s greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She was a devout Catholic which was reflected in the way she lived her life. She touched the hearts of everyone she met. 

Funeral from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home 4 Park Street NATICK COMMON on Saturday March 20th at 11am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church 44 East Central Street (Rt. 135) Natick at 12pm.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick.  Visiting Hours Friday March 19th from 4-7 pm in the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Mrs. LaRosa may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute PO Box 84916 Boston, MA 02284.  For directions and guest book please visit


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March 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
John Everett & Sons Funeral Home at Natick Common
4 Park Street
Natick, MA 01760

Funeral Mass
March 20, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Patrick Church 44 East Central Street, NATICK

March 20, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Patrick Cemetery Natick

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