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Armando Salvatore Cantino

Family & friends are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Armando Salvatore Cantino, who died on Thursday, October 30th at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital of Bedford, following a long illness, at 81 years.  A funeral mass will follow the visitation at the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m., followed by entombment in the Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Versailles Building), Everett.  Born in Messina, Sicily, Italy on November 28th, 1932, he was brought to America in 1936.  The family settled in Boston’s North End, where Armando attended schools & graduated from Boston Trade School in 1950.  He worked briefly at the former West End House in Boston as a Physical Instructor.  He entered the United States Army in February of 1953 & served until February of 1955 as a Corporal.  During his time in the service, he met an attractive Registered Nurse with the U.S. Army & they were wed in February of 1954.  Maria was a native of Santurce, Puerto Rico, where they would spend the majority of their lives until coming to Revere, MA in 2008.  The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past February.  Besides his beloved wife of 60 years, Maria J. (Lopez) Cantino, he is the devoted brother of Anthony P. Cantino of Revere & the late: Carmela J. Caputo & Philip Cantino.  He is the dear uncle of Angela J. Tabb & her husband Robert, Joseph A. Caputo, Jr. & his wife Mary-Lou, Camille M. Punch & her husband William A., & Joanne T. Caputo-Carfagna & her husband Alfred.  He is the cherished grand-uncle of Denise Tarro, Jeffrey Tarro & his wife Michele, Devon Punch & her husband Matthew Smith, & Anthony J. Caputo.  He is also lovingly survived by 3 great-grand-nieces, Chelsey, Gianna, & Ciara.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Entombment

In the Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Versailles Building), Everett.

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730.

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