February 6, 1933 - November 13, 2021
Hampton – Lucille J. Finochiaro, 88, of Hampton, formerly of Methuen, MA passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 13, 2021, with her loving daughter at her side. She was born in New York City, NY on February 6, 1933, a daughter of the late Louis Grieco and Gertrude (MacDonald) Grieco. Raised in Lawrence, MA, she graduated from Lawrence High School with the Class of 1950 where she met the love of her life and husband of 50 years, the late Joseph Finochiaro. She went on to Fazio’s Beauty School to receive her license in Cosmetology. She worked as a renowned Cosmetologist in several salons in the Merrimack Valley including her own business, Coiffures by Lucille. Following many years as an exceptional beautician, Lucille went on to receive her Associates Degree and teaching certificate from Fitchburg State. Lucille enjoyed 30 years of teaching at the Greater Lawrence Regional Technical High School becoming the head of the Cosmetology Department and serving on the Massachusetts State Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics before her retirement. She also spent many summers working alongside her daughter “Mia” at Ashworth Hair Designs. A faith-filled and loving wife, mother and grandmother, Lucille always made everyone around her feel special. Her generous and thoughtful way touched all who knew her. Family was everything to her and she enjoyed every moment spent together. She loved spending summers at Salisbury and Hampton Beach, socializing, dancing, music and travel. She was also a member of and participated in the choir at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Hampton, NH. Surviving family members include her children, Joel Finochiaro and his wife Katie of Slingerlands, NY, Maria “Mia” Girtatos and her husband Steven of Stratham, NH, Michael Finochiaro of Manchester, NH; brothers, Frank Grieco of Deerfield Beach, FL and Michael Grieco and his wife Sandy of Davie, FL; sister, Theresa Fay and her husband Ray of Hampton, NH; beloved grandchildren, Michael Hicks and his wife Jaime of Newmarket, NH and Kelsey Finochiaro of Nashua, NH; great granddaughter, Ella Finochiaro; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many extended family members and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Lucille was predeceased by her son Charles Finochiaro. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00am on Saturday, December 4, 2021, in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish, 289 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842 and can be viewed via live stream by clicking here . Burial will follow in the Bellevue Cemetery, 170 May Street, Lawrence, MA 01841. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Hampton Food Pantry and Kitchen by clicking here or by mail to 289 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH 03842.
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