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Anthony J. “Tony” DeSisto

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, July 14th from 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Anthony J. “Tony” DeSisto, who died on Tuesday, July 11th at the Spaulding Rehabilitation of Cambridge, following a ten week illness. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, July 15th at 9:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 10:00 a.m.

Born & raised in Revere, he was a 1949 alumnus of Revere High School. “Tony” entered the U.S. Army at the rage of the Korean Conflict in August of 1952 & served until July of 1954. He would return home to his dear & beloved wife, Geraldine (Frongillo) DeSisto & begin having & raising his family of six children. His careers, were multi-oriented, beginning with milk delivery for the old & former McAdams Milk Co., the Whiting Milk Co. & finally as custodian for the Revere School Department at the Revere High School & the Lincoln School. He retired in 1997. Later, he would drive for the former Fusco Oil Co. & N.E. Produce Center. Mr. DeSisto was the quintessential “Family Man”, working to support & educate his six children.

He is the beloved husband of 64 years to Geraldine (Frongillo) DeSisto. He is the devoted father of Donna M. Ferrante & husband Revere Fire Lt. Frank Ferrante, Doreen M. Aloisi & husband Anthony, Deann M. Iandolo & husband Normand, all of Revere, Dwayne A. DeSisto & wife Somijit of Bethlehem, NH, Danae M. McLaughlin & husband John of Saugus & Darren J. DeSisto & wife Gina M. of Revere. Proud grandfather to Anthony R. Aloisi & wife Amie of Haverhill, Nichole Guilherme, Danielle Iandolo of Revere, Joseph D. Aloisi & wife Melissa of South Boston, Frank T. Ferrante & wife Elizabeth of Burlington, Dr. Dianna M. Iandolo & her wife Jenna Iandolo of Lynn, Christina M. Aloisi & her fiance Paul Scali of Lynn, Christen M. McLaughlin of Saugus, Michael A. Ferrante of So. Boston, Anthony D. DeSisto of Derry, NH, Gino A. DeSisto of Bethlehem, NH, Matthew J., Emily M. & Ryan A. DeSisto, all of Revere & the late Andrew J. DeSisto. Dear brother of Ronald L. Ludiovici of Revere & the late Evelyn Acquaviva, Sylvia Spadaro, Patrick DeSisto & Rosemarie Still. Also lovingly survived by his seven great grandchildren Gianna, Isabella, K.J., Eva, Michael, Joseph & Joseph & many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. He is a long-time member of the Giuseppe Mazzini Lodge-Sons of Italy. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, July 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 15th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers, Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959

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