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Anthony F. Solomita

 

Anthony F. Solomita

Anthony F. Solomita

 Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, December 21st from 3 to 7 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Anthony F. Solomita, who died after a long illness on December 17th at his South Dennis Residence. A funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Monday, December 22nd at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway Everett at 10 a.m.. Born & raised in Everett. He was an alumnus of B. C. High School, Class of 1952. He would continue onto Boston College, earning a B.A. in Economics, Class of 1956. After graduation Anthony went to work for John Hancock Life as a programmer, he would retain his position there for 11 years. It was then that He found his passion in Banking. He worked in the Trust Department and remained in Trust banking for over 30 years. He retired from Bank of America, as a Senior Vice President & manager in their bank-wide Trust Services Division. During this time he would meet & marry the love of his life, Louise P. Savignano. They settled in Everett and began their family, later moving to Bedford, raising their three children. Anthony maintained a very active life in organizations such as,The Toastmasters, where he held an office for several years and a member & Chairman of the Banking Committees in Massachusetts Bankers Association. He also found time to give of himself to his community in Bedford, as a Trustee of the Bedford Free Public Library. He was a Lector & CCD Teacher at St. Michael’s church in Bedford. Although through his busy career and his associations, his best time and favorite role was husband & father. In later years it was “Papa”, he was quoted, that “He took his responsibility seriously to spoil his grandchildren & hopefully did it well”. After retiring, he & his wife would relocate to Cape Cod. He & his wife became active members & supporters of “Our Lady of the Cape”. That is where he would spend half of the year playing golf & enjoying the beautiful beaches. They would retreat to Florida in the winter where they did the same. He is the loving & devoted husband of Louise P. (Savignano) Solomita of whom he shared 56 years of marriage. He is the cherished father of Anne F. Rascoe & her husband Thomas D. of Queensbury, NY, James M. Solomita & his partner Douglas Watson of Portland, OR and Lauren M. Mello & her husband Matthew P. of Kingston. He is the adored “Papa” of Maria L. Mello, Kathryn J. Rascoe, Antonia R. Mello & Matthew J. Mello. He is the beloved brother of Michael Solomita & his wife Sharon of Stoneham & Rosemarie Spurr of Everett & her late husband Raymond. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851 or www.themmrf.org

SERVICES

VISITING HOURS

Sunday, December 21st, from 3 to 7 p.m.

FUNERAL MASS

Monday, December 22nd, at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (389 Broadway Everett)

INTERMENT

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851 or www.themmrf.org

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  1. Mary Carbone
    Dec 20 2014

    I would like to extend my condolences to you both for the loss of your father and father-in-law, Anthony. My sister, Geri Whippen-Harney and her husband knew your father many years ago and could not stop saying what a wonderful person he was. Again, I would just like to say how sorry I was to hear of his passing.

  2. The Shaw Family
    Dec 20 2014

    Louise, Lauren, Anne, Jim and families…thank you for sharing such a loving, kind, generous man with us. We loved Tony, and we will all cherish the special family moments where he shared great stories, an amazing sense of humor and a very gentle manner. What a honor to be part of this family. May he rest in peace. With all our love, Ricky, Jen, Ryan and Julie.

  3. Colette Clark
    Dec 19 2014

    When we lose a loved one, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that Uncle Tony is now watching over us. Auntie my most sincere condolences to you and your family. I am so happy that I spent my birthday with him they will not be the same.

    Love Niece Colette

  4. Colette Clark
    Dec 19 2014

    When we lose a loved one, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that Uncle Tony is now watching over us. Auntie I my most sincere condolences to you and your family. I am so happy that I spent my birthday with him they will not be the same.

    Love Niece Colette

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