Phyllis M. Chianciola


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Needham, MA - Phyllis M. (Walen) Chianciola, 95, died peacefully on August 10, 2019, in Needham, Mass. Phyllis was the wife of the late Captain Ben Chianciola whom she was married to for 69 years. She was born in Gloucester on November 19, 1923, and was a lifelong resident. She is survived by her daughter, Regina Hussey and her husband Peter of Needham, Mass., and their children Abigail Mcintyre and Peter Hussey Jr.; son, Joseph Chianciola and wife Trudy of Southwick, Mass., and boys Cory, Jared and Brady Chianciola and Kyle Johnston; son, Gerald Chianciola and Beth Chianciola of Gloucester and children Ben Chianciola and Yeccel Rodriguez; her sister Sally Sandstrum and husband Philip of The Villages, Florida, and their children Eric and Craig Sandstrum and Lynnel Curry. She is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren.

A visiting hour will be held on Friday, August 16, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester. Family and friends are cordially invited. Her funeral Mass will follow and be celebrated in St. Ann's Church, Holy Family Parish, Gloucester at 11 a.m. The burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at
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Published on August 14, 2019
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6 posts

Jane Chisholm Goulart
Aug 17, 2019
Regina, Joe, Jerry and families. So sorry to read of your Beautiful Moms passing. Remember her fondly from our shopping trips to Goldman’s. Remember the good times
Sending love
Laura Sisson/Kuuse
Aug 16, 2019
My mother (Ida Kuuse) and I enjoyed talking to her over the past few years. they were friends since they were young and it was nice to see the friendship last all those years. Ida's daughter...Laura
Jeanne Moriarty
Aug 14, 2019
Mimi was a a special woman, I enjoyed visiting and staying at her house when we would visit Gloucester. She will be missed.
Trudy and Joe
Aug 14, 2019
Sam & Joanne Pennington
Aug 14, 2019
sorry for your lose
Dianne Smith
Aug 14, 2019
Regina, I’m so sorry for your loss.