Lydia Francis Coelho Dominici

Lydia Francis Coelho Dominici, 95, of Milford, passed away peacefully at Countryside Health Care where she was dearly loved. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Belmira Coelho, sister of Deena Herlihy and Alice Tessicini and the late Elsie Hoberg.  Lydia was born and raised on Lawrence Street in Milford. She graduated from Milford High School Class of ‘45 and attended Wilfred Academy Beauty School in Boston. She married Raymond L. Dominici in 1948 who passed away in 2013.

            Lydia and Ray raised three daughters, Deb Letourneau, Amy Dominici and Denise Mello on Lawrence Street until they built a new house on Highland Street in 1965 complete with her own hair salon “Lydia’s Beauty Shop”. It was there that Lydia was beloved by her many Portuguese customers and of course, cut and styled hair for her whole family from the youngest grandchild to her elderly parents.

            Lydia will surely be missed by all including two son-in laws, Gary Letourneau and Russell Mello, grandchildren Christopher and Adam Letourneau, LeeAnne and Haley Smith and Taylor and Olivia Mello, and six great grandchildren.

            The funeral will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 10am from the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11am in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 5 East Main St. The burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery on Cedar St.

            Calling hours will be held Friday from 4 to 7pm.

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