Natick and beyond are mourning the passing of Gloria Cullati, a longtime resident who passed on Feb. 1 at the age of 101.
Cullati is survived by 3 of her children, as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
The Natick Sons & Daughters of Italy recalled Cullati as its longest-serving lodge member, joining at the age of 15, enjoying dances and more along the way.
“Gloria loved the Lodge and brought her charm, wit, encouragement, intellect and servant’s heart to every meeting, committee, event, dinner, dance and pasta night she attended. She worked tirelessly on behalf of the Lodge, with joy and enthusiasm, and loved welcoming new members and student volunteers,” wrote Cathy Washburn in a note to the organization’s members and followers.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street in Natick on Tuesday, February 7, at 9 a.m. Followed by Funeral Mass at St. Linus Church, 119 Hartford St., Natick at 10 a.m. Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick. Visiting hours are Sunday February 5 from 5-8 p.m. and Monday February 6 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Gloria Cullati’s memory may be made to Francesco DeSanctis Lodge #1411, 37 Washington Ave., Natick, Mass, 01760, Attn: Scholarship Committee
Let the Natick community know of your remembrances at firstname.lastname@example.org