Mary E. (Dalton) Cincotta passed away at the Woburn Nursing Center on Friday, December 31, 2021. The beloved wife of the late Francis E. Cincotta, she was 91 years old.
Mary was born and raised in Newton. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Dalton. Mary was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School in Newton. She loved to dance and would meet her future husband Frank at a local dance hall. They married on August 25, 1956, and moved to Burlington on July 5, 1959, where they would raise their 3 children. Mary worked in the office of the Burlington Times Union from 1966 until 1978. She retired so that she could help care for her mom whose health was failing.
Mary and Frank had a wonderful marriage. She was supportive of his business Cincotta Bros. based out of Burlington. Nothing brought Mary and Frank more fun than ballroom dancing. Mary was an easy going, loving and supportive mother. When their children were young, they were members of the Burlington Country Club. As a family they enjoyed spending time at their home in Naples, Maine. She loved her home and took great pride in her beautiful garden, rose bushes were her specialty. Mary was a wonderful cook and baker. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed making clothing for her children when they were younger. Every Thursday was dinner and a game of cards with her neighbor and best friend Pat Litchfield. Mary was incredibly proud of her two grandchildren William and Jillian. She was always showing pictures of them to her friends and neighbors and “bragging” of their accomplishments!
Mary was the beloved wife of the late Francis E. Loving mother of Robert of Burlington, Carol of Haverhill, and Gail Alcott & her husband William of Andover. Proud grandmother of William Alcott of Los Angeles and Jillian Alcott of Andover. Sister of the late Joseph Dalton and James Dalton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Margaret’s Church, 111 Winn St., Burlington at St. Veronica Parish www.stveronicama.org on Thursday, Jan 6 at 10 a.m. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Marks are required at the church. Burial will be private.