PEABODY- Mrs. Queena S. (Baccari) Miglionico, 95, of Peabody, formerly of Salem and Florida, beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Miglionico Sr., passed away Thursday April 30, 2020 at the Pilgrim Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of natural causes.
Born in Salem she was the daughter of the late, Loretto and Carmella (Nigro) Baccari. She was raised in Salem and attended Salem Schools.
As a young woman during WWII, Queena served her country as Chief Inspector at the General Electric Company and Sylvania, inspecting airplane speedometers. Following the war Queena had been employed as the switchboard operator at Almy’s for over 15 years.
A talented artist, Queena expressed herself through her painting. Her favorite medium was oil painting. She created many beautiful works of art which can be found hanging in many of her family’s homes waiting to be passed down to future generations.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother family was most important to Queena, she cherished the time she spent with them being a mother, a friend and a confidant. Outgoing with a true artist spirit she loved music and loved to dance at the Peabody and Salem senior centers, sometimes just going for dancing. Camping trips to New Hampshire with the entire family was always fun filled and enjoyed by all. She will be fondly remembered for her love of family, her easy smile, her warmth and generosity and deeply missed by her loving family and many friends.
Surviving Queena are daughters, Lillian Gallant and her husband Gene of Hampton, NH, and Betti Louf of Peabody, her sons, James Miglionico and his wife Joanne of Palm Beach, FL and Anthony Miglionico Jr. and his wife Rene of Milton, NH, her sisters, Nancy Clocher and her husband Frank of Beverly, Anna Westfall of Georgia, her 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Mary Lubas, Emma Lee, Angie Gagnon, Victor, Carlo and Nick Baccari.
ARRANGEMENTS: All services are private. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Rte. 62) Danvers. Sharing written remembrances and condolences, during this time will be essential in helping Queena’s family reminisce, celebrate and heal. We encourage you to share your memories by visiting her eternal tribute at www.odonnellfuneralservice.com
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