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Antonio Albanese

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, June 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107),REVERE, for Antonio Albanese, who died on Sunday, June 4th at his Revere residence, following a three (3) year courageous battle with metastatic cancer. His funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday, June 8th 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 an alumnus of Revere High School. He entered the U.S. Navy in January of 1944 & served until November of 1947, commissioned as a Motor Machinist’s Mate, Third Class. He would work as a production worker for Schrafft’s Candy Co. of Charlestown or about 8 years, before applying for work with the U.S. Postal Postal Service. Tony worked for 40 years plus as a mailhandler at the Airport Facility with the Postal Service until he retired in 1992. “Tony” had a welcoming large personality and a work ethic not to be surpassed! He was a long standing member of the V.F.W. Mottolo Post # 4524 and the National Organization of Disabled American Veterans (National Chapter). He was most proud of his associate’s degree from the Coyne Electrical Junior College of Boston.

He leaves his beloved & devoted wife of 66 years Grace L. “Lucy” (Desposito) Albanese & his adoring son Anthony P. Albanese & his wife Elizabeth J. “Liz” of Peabody. He is the cherished grandfather of Mary G. Albanese & her husband David J. Hodge of Danvers, James M. Albanese & his wife Cecilia of Revere & Bonnie-Jean O’Keefe & her husband Jason of Peabody. He is the dear brother of Vincenza “Vinnie” Joy of Revere & the late Raymond Albanese. He is also lovingly survived by his great-grandson Gavin A. Hodge of Revere & his two faithful nieces, Sandra Joy of Maine & Karen Joy of Revere & many other nieces & nephews. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, June 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, June 8th 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 Hallmark Health Hospice, Attn: Dr. Joseph Pennacchio, 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, Mass. 02180. Attn: Hematology Oncology

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  1. Richard Mazzaferro
    Jun 6 2017

    On behalf of myself and my family, I would like to offer my condolences and sympathy. On the few occasions I was lucky enough to meet Mr Albanese, I found him to be warm, congenial, and a gentleman. I wish peace to him and to all those he leaves behind.

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