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Albano C. “Barno” Tassinari

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, September 17th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Albano C. “Barno” Tassinari, who died at the Eastpointe Nursing Care tassinari-albanoCenter in Chelsea on Monday, September 5th following a brief illness. He was in his 98th year.


Born & raised in East Boston, he attended Boston Public Schools. Barno enlisted in the U.S. Army in January of 1941 to bravely & proudly serve his country during WWII. He served in his outfit as part of the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers. He was discharged in August of 1945 after his valiant service and was honorably discharged. Barno was a man who could fix anything, but specialized in Television Repair. He became known to many people in East Boston and surrounding areas as “Barno’s T.V”. He was a proud father, loving grandfather & dedicated brother. His grandchildren were something he treasured greatly. He always had a great disposition and wonderful sense of humor and he loved to make people laugh.


He is the loving father of John Tassinari, James J. Tassinari & his wife Linda, all of Peabody and the late Sharon Tirrell. Cherished grandfather of Nikki L. Veytsman & her husband Alex of CA, Michael J. Tassinari & his wife Maggie and James A. Tassinari, all of Peabody. Former husband of the late Mary (Christoforo) Tassinari & the late Dorothy (Mahoney) Tassinari. Beloved brother of Antenorie Tassinari of Melrose, Giaconda Smart of Arlington, Gloria Overton, Tosca Tassinari, both of East Boston & the late Massimilliano “Max” Tassinari.   Also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Dear friend of the late Phyllis Erickson. Immediately following the visitation, a funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home. Interment is Private. Late WWII U.S. Army Veteran, Late Proprietor of “Barno’s T.V. Interment will be Private.


Memorial Visitation

Saturday, September 17th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, September 17th at 1:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home


Interment will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans P.O. Box 845257, Boston, MA 02284-5257.

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  1. Darice and Gary Maghsoudi
    Sep 21 2016

    So sorry for the loss of your dad. Barno was a big part of the neighborhood growing up. He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

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