Gina (Severino) Herbert
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of Waltham passed away Sunday June 2, 2019 at the UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester at the of age of 77.
Born in Aragona, Sicily to the late Anna (Maragliano) Severino Cannistraro and Vincent Severino, she came to the Boston area as a young girl and settled in Waltham in the 1950’s where she later raised her family.
In her spare time Gina enjoyed collecting, pottery, traveling and most of all, spending time with her family.
She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Herbert and sister of the late Maria (Severino) Melanson Schiave.
Gina is survived by her loving sons Charles W. Herbert and his wife Denise (Allain) of Waltham, Jim Herbert and his wife Brenda (Walunga) of Rutland, her devoted sister Joanne (Severino) Hofmann Sexeny and her husband John Sexeny of Winchester, her brother-in-law Bob Schiave of Sherborn, her cherished grandchildren: Charlie, Violet, Angela, Jimmy, Amanda, Harrison, and Jessica, her great grandchildren: Charlie, Dillon and Cali. She is also survived by her niece Debbie Melanson of Natick and nephew David Melanson of Needham.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service in celebration of Gina’s life at the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons, 773 Moody Street Waltham on Monday June 10, 2019 12 noon. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 10 AM to 12 noon. Parking attendants will be on duty.