Obituary: Palma (Demarco) Bova of Boston’s North End

Palma (DeMarco) Bova of Boston’s North End on May 6, 2015. Beloved daughter of Patrick and Rose (Rossi) DeMarco. Wife of the late Anthony B. Bova. Loving mother of Anthony M. Bova of the North End, Rosanne Bova of the North End, Patrick Bova of the North End, Dianne Bova of Chelsea, Michael Bova and his wife Willie of Newport, RI, Therese Bova of Chelsea and Mark Bova of East Boston. Cherished grandmother of Dante, Patrick, Lisa, Jamie and Shyla. Dear sister of Annette Broderick of W. Roxbury and Patricia Sullivan and her husband Edward of Waltham. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial St. Boston on Monday at 8:45am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Leonard Church, corner of Hanover and Prince St. at 9:45am. The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 4-8pm. Services will conclude with entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. Donations in Palma’s memory may be made to: Spaulding Rehab. & Nursing Center – North End, 70 Fulton St., Boston, MA 02019.

5 Replies to “Obituary: Palma (Demarco) Bova of Boston’s North End

  1. I think you guys know how I felt about your mother. She was a hard working mother who always provided for her
    family. R.I,P LOVE, MARIE M.

  2. To all the Family of our Dear Beautiful Palmy. So kind,generous and sweet. We will miss her. Our heartfelt sorrow go out to all of you as a Mothers love is like no other love. Peace be with all of you in your Sorrow. Corinne,GenoSr& Geno Jr.

  3. My Palmi. I just found out and i am so heart broken. my dear friend, i always thought about the days working at bovas, how much fun we had together. I loved you so much. I know i didnt visit much but you were always thought of. im so heart broken.
    can someone please let me know where she is. my email is

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