Tullia (Medelin) Cossi.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Giuliana Bouvry and her husband Patrick Bouvry of France, Alda F. Cossi, MD and her husband Al Coons of Winchester, and Lidia A. Cossi, Esq. of Los Angeles, CA; her twin sister, Alda Gergic of Italy, and her granddaughter, Vanessa Bouvry of Los Angeles, CA. She was predeceased by her husband, Giovanni D. Cossi in 1999. She was also predeceased by a sister, Domenica Medelin and 2 brothers, Pietro Medelin and Simone Medelin.
Mrs. Cossi was born in Italy on July 10, 1922, daughter of Angelo and Eufemia (Paliaga) Medelin and had lived in Leominster since 1953. She had been a seamstress for the former Yours Truly and Ruth Lee stores in Leominster. She was a member of St. Anna's Church in Leominster.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster with a mass at 11 am in St. Anna's Church, 194 Lancaster Street, Leominster. Burial will be in St. Leo's Cemetery, Leominster. A calling hour will be held on Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 am in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 737 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.