In Our Care

Miola, Bridget (Totaro) of Framingham formerly of Brighton January 10, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Ralph A. Miola. Devoted mother of Ralph Miola, Jr., of Nashua, NH., Vincent and wife Catherine of Marlboro, Maria Cormier and husband Dennis of Maynard, Lucille of Framingham and Carol of Chelmsford. grandmother of Christine, Vincent, Jr. and wife Amy, and Robert. and great grandmother of Giada, Kiki and Stavros. Sister of the late Anthony, Nicholas, Joseph, Dominic, Michael, Annette and Marietta.

Bridget was born on February 21, 1925, the youngest of eight children of Michael and Maria Totaro. She grew up in Newton and Brighton Mass. After graduating from Brighton High School in 1943, she was employed as an Administrative Clerk Typist Technician at the Boston Naval Shipyard during World War II and was highly praised for her excellent work ethic. She married Ralph A. Miola on October 15, 1944. She became a mother of five children, Ralph Jr., Vincent, Maria, Lucille, and Carol, raising them in Somerville and Brighton while guiding their success through elementary school, high school, and college. In her earlier years, she volunteered for Xaverian Missionaries. She spent Sundays enjoying time hosting family and relatives at home. In later years, she enjoyed visits to Cape Cod in the summer and day trips to see the bright, colorful fall foliage in the autumn months. She was an excellent cook of Italian food and she was a meticulous baker of anise biscuits, cream puffs, pies, cakes, and cookies, especially during the Christmas and Easter holidays. Her favorite television program was Wheel of Fortune and she amazed her children and others when she was the first to solve the word puzzles; that should have come as no surprise as Bridget was known for winning spelling bees in school. She was a highly driven and devoted mother whose love, guidance, strength, patience, and wisdom lead her children and grandchildren throughout their lives. She will be forever in our hearts and dearly missed.

Funeral from The DeVito Funeral Home 761 Mt. Auburn St., WATERTOWN Thursday morning at 9:00 am, followed by a funeral mass at 10:00 am in The Sacred Heart Church Watertown. Interment to follow Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 3:00 to 7:00pm.