Whereas: The School Committee was deeply saddened at learning of the death of Josephine Vendetti at the age of 89 on July 18, 2020; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti was born on May 3, 1931; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti was the devoted wife of the late George M. Vendetti; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti retired from The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and Cambridge Public Schools in 2017 after forty-four years of dedicated service to the children and community of Cambridge; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti was beloved by students and staff alike; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti was a long-time Chair of the Sacred Heart Church Christmas Bazaar; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti festively decorated her home for every season and occasion and inspired the Cambridge community for decades; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti was especially fond of Halloween and her haunted house display drew families from near and far; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti's passing will leave a void in the lives of all her surviving family; her beloved children Richard and his wife Diane, Joan and her husband Richard, Teresa, George and his wife Deb, Patricia, Ruth and her husband Dave, Elizabeth, Michael and his wife Lorraine, and Joseph; her devoted eighteen grandchildren; and her cherished seventeen great-grandchildren, and many other loving relatives and friends; and

Whereas: Mrs. Vendetti will be sorely missed by all she touched and loved; now therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the School Committee go on record extending its deepest sympathy to the family of Josephine Vendetti at this time of such personal loss; and be it further

RESOLVED: That a formal copy of this Resolution be prepared by the Executive Secretary to the School Committee.


School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
08/04/2020 Adopted

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