Tappse (Bousnakis) Zito
August 13, 1921 - August 09, 2017
Tappse (Bousnakis) Zito, 95, formerly of Brockton, passed away on the morning of August 9, 2017, at Sachem Center for Health & Rehabilitation in East Bridgewater, surrounded by her loving family.
Born and educated in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Amelia Bousnakis. She attended Haverhill public schools and was a graduate of Haverhill High School.
Tappse was a loyal and devoted employee of Western Electric for 35 years and in her later years, co-proprietor of Zito’s variety store in Haverhill. She had a great appreciation for the finer things in life but treasured time spent with family above all else.
The widow of Louis J. Zito, was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her loving daughter Patricia A. McCarthy of Whitman; two beloved grandsons Brad L. McCarthy of West Bridgewater; Scott M. McCarthy and his wife Sandra L., of Whitman; seven cherished great-grandchildren, Cullen, Jakob, Aidan, Brayley, Connor, Gavin and Keegan McCarthy; also much loved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Gregory and Manny Bousnakis; and her sisters, Irene Valaskatgis and Mary Leavitt.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St.,(Rt.123) BROCKTON at 11:00AM. Interment will follow in Saint James Cemetery, Whitman. Calling hours will be prior to the service from 9:00 to 11:00AM.
Donations may be made in her name to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105