Obituary: Mary Ellen (Fidler) Bettinelli, 67

Mary Ellen (Fidler) Bettinelli, 67, of Southborough, a devoted mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, March 31, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was the beloved wife of Domenico Bettinelli for the past 30 years.

Born in Boston she was the only daughter of Stan Fidler of Hudson, NH and the late Marie (Murray) Fidler.

Mary Ellen was a graduate of the Blessed Sacrament High School of Jamaica Plain and was a clerk for the Harvard Medical School Library for several years. Mary Ellen was an avid reader, who loved sports and was a huge fan of all the New England sports teams. She enjoyed going to the beach, and spending time outdoors. She also took pride in decorating her home for every holiday.

However, her greatest joy was spending time and caring for her family. 

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by her daughters, Amanda Bettinelli of Lowell; Angela Bettinelli and her fiance Matthew Ryll of Clinton; Cristina Bettinelli of Southborough; 2 grandchildren, Shawn Paul and Elizabeth Collins; and her brothers, Robert Fidler and his wife Mary of Nashua, NH; Mark Fidler and his wife Janice of Milford, NH.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday morning, April 5, from 10 AM to 12, noon at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough.

A Funeral Service will follow in the funeral home at 12:15 PM.

Burial will be private

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, Att: Honor Gifts; or

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(Obituary via Morris Funeral Home)

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