Obituaries 01-13-2021

Theresa Rose Camarro

Longtime Saint Joseph – Saint Lazarus Parishioner

Theresa Rose (Distasio) Camarro of East Boston, formerly of Avellino, Italy, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 8. 

Theresa was a longtime parishioner and devoted member of Saint Joseph – Saint Lazarus Church and was involved in many activities for her beloved parish. 

The beloved wife for over 59 years to Geraldo Camarro, she was the devoted mother of Stephen B. and his wife, Pamela of North Reading and Michael A. of Danvers; dear sister of Michael Distasio of Quincy, Annette Baccari of Newton and the late Victoria Sarno and Eugene Distasio; cherished grandmother of Stephen, Gabrielle, Nicole, Trevor and Michael Jr. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends honored Theresa’s life by gathering at Saint Joseph – Saint Lazarus Church, Ashley Street, East Boston on Tuesday, January 12 for an 11 a.m. Funeral Mass. Services concluded with Theresa being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. 

Due to COVID-19 regulations, the Camaro Family decided to have a private visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Theresa’s name to the Massachusetts General Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. You can also create an online tribute page and make a donation in memory of Theresa on MGH’s website. Please visit  For more information, please visit: 

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