Mary Ellen (Fidler) Bettinelli

Born: Thu., Sep. 15, 1949
Died: Fri., Mar. 31, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 05, 2017
Location: Morris Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:15 PM Wed., Apr. 05, 2017
Location: Morris Funeral Home

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Mary Ellen (Fidler) Bettinelli, 67, of Southborough, a devoted mother and grandmother, passed away  peacefully at her home on Friday, March 31, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was the beloved wife of Domenico Bettinelli for the past 30 years.

Born in Boston she was the only daughter of Stan Fidler of Hudson, NH and the late Marie (Murray) Fidler.

Mary Ellen was a graduate of the Blessed Sacrament High School of Jamaica Plain and was a clerk for the Harvard Medical School Library for several years. Mary Ellen was an avid reader, who loved sports and was a huge fan of all the New England sports teams.  She enjoyed going to the beach, and spending time outdoors. She also took pride in decorating her home for every holiday. However, her greatest joy was spending time and caring for her family.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by her daughters, Amanda Bettinelli of Lowell; Angela Bettinelli and her fiance Matthew Ryll of Clinton; Cristina Bettinelli of Southborough; 2 grandchildren, Shawn Paul and Elizabeth Collins; and her brothers, Robert Fidler and his wife Mary of Nashua, NH; Mark Fidler and his wife Janice of Milford, NH.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday morning, April 5, from 10 AM to 12, noon at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough.

A Funeral Service will follow in the funeral home at 12:15 PM.

Burial will be private

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, Att: Honor Gifts; or

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Karen Chiasson
   Posted Sat April 01, 2017
My heart felt condolences to Amanda and family on the loss of your mother. She is at peace now, may you find peace in that.Blessings, love Karen Chiasson

Lucille Levine
   Posted Sat April 01, 2017
Dear Uncle Domenic, Amanda, Angela and Cristina, We are very sorry for the loss of Mary Ellen. She fought a long battle buoyed by your love and support. She is at peace. Take care. Love, Lucille and Mark

Barbara Jandrue
   Posted Sat April 01, 2017
So sorry for your loss. RIP Mary Ellen.
Bob & Barbara Jandrue

Nancy & Leo Buck
   Posted Wed April 12, 2017
It is with our heart-felt sympathy that we tell you Dominic and girls just how sorry we are at hearing about Mary Ellen's passing. May you replace the grief over time with warm memories of times shared with Mary Ellen..

With sympathy,

Nancy & Leo Buck