Selma M. “Sally” (Tamoosh) Dacko, age 101, of Milton passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on June 7, 2019.

Born in Boston, she was raised in the South End of Boston and lived in Milton over 60 years. She worked for many years with her husband, Peter, managing the family bakery, Arlene’s Pastry Shoppe, in Wollaston. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and her beloved sisters.

Beloved wife of the late Peter J., she was the mother of Arlene Cormier and her husband Allan of Beverly and Marianne Martin and her husband Thomas of Weymouth and the grandmother of Dennis Cormier and his wife Michelle, Michelle Doherty and her husband Dennis, Brian Cormier and his wife Adrienne, David Zapponi and his wife Regina, and Jeanine Ferris and her husband Eric.

Great-grandmother of Zachary, Casey, Matthew, Maya, Owen, Olivia, Lucas, Jack, Avery, Anna, and Kellan, she was the sister of the late Mollie Bush, Rose Geso, Fannie Tamoosh, Mary Kelley, Lillian Vynorius, Dorothea Salem, and Anthony and John Tamoosh.

She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Agatha Church in Milton. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery in Boston.

Donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 125 S. Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.