Lucille M. (Parilla) Bradanese of Pepperell, passed away on April 3. Lu was born on February 6, 1939 to the late Nicholas P. and Rita (Sarasin) Parilla. Lu was the wife of Donald Bradanese, Sr. for 60 years. She is survived by her children: Donald (Sandra) Bradanese, Jr. of Ayer, David (Kristen) Bradanese of Franklin and Dennis (James) Bradanese of Richardson, TX. Lu will be reunited in heaven with her daughter, Donna.
Lu is survived by her twin sister Lorraine (Carl) Accardi, her brother Donald (Lodia) Parilla, both of Arlington, MA and her brother Robert (Marie) Parilla of Florida. In addition to her daughter, Lu was preceded in death by her brothers Ralph and Nicholas Parilla and sister-in-law Frances Wallace.
Lu was a loving Grandma to her cherished grandchildren: Anthony, Laryssa, Karah, and Madelyn. Lu had a special relationship with her Auntie Doris (Marie Doris McDermott of Burlington). She was a loving Auntie Lu to her many nieces and nephews, and was the Godmother of her niece Deborah Deschenes. Lu will be missed by her family and friends.
Lu was employed at Polaroid prior to raising her family. She also worked at the Roudenbush Community Center for several years where she loved taking care of the babies and toddlers in the Children's Center.
Relatives and friends are invited to Lucille's visitation on Thursday, April 7, from 4 until 7:00 PM at the Westford Healy Funeral Home, 57 N. Main St., Westford. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday morning at 10:30 AM in St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Westford. Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery.