Obituary: Grace (Regnetta) D’Amore, Former North End Restaurateur

Grace (Regnetta) D’Amore passed away peacefully with her family by her side early Tuesday morning. She was 89. Born and raised in Boston’s North End she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Grace (Taramina)Regnetta.

The loving mother of Rita Whelan of Tewksbury, Grace Cavallo and her husband William of Woburn, Joann Termine of Stoneham, she was the beloved grandmother of Keri, Lori, Jaime, Nikki, Christa, Erika, Danielle, Cristen and the late Billy Cavallo. She is also lovingly survived by 20 great-grandchildren. The dear sister of Sammy and Pat Regnetta, she also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Grace owned and operated the former D’Amore’s Restaurant in Boston’s North End. A North Ender for most of her life, she lived in Windham and enjoyed summers in New Hampshire for over 40 years.

Services were at Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford, Friday June 12th with funeral service in Holy Cross Mausoleum. Contributions may be made in Grace’s name to St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.