Alice A. (Cicolini) Benedetto

October 8, 1921 ~ May 22, 2019 (age 97)


Alice A. (Cicolini) Benedetto, 97, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Benedetto, to whom she had been married since 1958. Alice was born in Fayville, the daughter of the late Enrico “Andrew” and Augusta (Pedinotti) Cicolini. She worked as a tag inspector at the former Dennison Manufacturing in Framingham and lived in Marlborough for the past 61 years.
Throughout her life, Alice had a unique style and eye for fashion. She also had a passion for traveling and was able to fulfill her long-time dream of visiting Italy. Affectionately known as “Noni,” she enjoyed spending time with her family, particularly summers in Maine and Cape Cod, along with many trips to California.
Alice enjoyed sampling new cuisines and had a great zest for life and adventure. She was an extraordinary cook who was best known for making homemade raviolis, which no one could resist!
She is survived by two daughters: AnnMarie Williams of Camarillo, CA, Laura Borelli and her husband Primo of Southborough, five grandchildren, Sarah and her husband Kevin, Richie, Alyssa, Primo and Dominic.
Her funeral will be held ​on Wednesday, May 29th at 10:00 a.m.​ at Saint Anne Church, 20 Boston Road,​ Southborough. Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery in Southborough. Visiting hours at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (​​) will be held ​on Tuesday evening, May 28th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.


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May 28, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Short & Rowe Funeral Home
95 West Main Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Funeral Service
May 29, 2019

10:00 AM
Saint Anne's Church
20 Boston Rd.
Southborough, MA

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