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Dennis V. Nicotera

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, December 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere, for Dennis V. Nicotera, who died unexpectedly at his home in Lynn, on Tuesday November 23rd, he was 71 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, December 2nd at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m., immediately followed with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Dennis V Nicotera, 71, of Lynn, MA, passed away on Tuesday, 23 November 2021.  He was born to parents Orlando A. Nicotera & Doris M. (Maggioli) Nicotera on October 24, 1950.  Loving father of Michael D. Nicotera & wife Nicole of Oceanside, NY.  Brother of Diane and husband Dennis Cohane of Revere, the late Patricia M. Nicotera.  Uncle to Brandon, Courtney, Justin, and wife Nicole Cohane.  Dennis married, Mary Zammit, in 1983, and although the union was not permanent, they made a strong co-parenting team for their exceptional son.  Dennis is survived by many cousins, family, and friends.

Dennis was raised and educated in Revere. Worked many years as street sweeper in greater Boston area before retiring.  He held many other positions including, working for MA Drug & Alcohol Recovery Outreach Program, car salesman, and cement truck driver.  

Dennis is best described as a charismatic, free spirited, funny, and loving person.  Known by many for his sense of humor and great story telling.  Dennis had a deep love & appreciation for the ocean. He would romanticize about owning a boat & being able to go anywhere he wanted often spending his time watching boats coming and going.

In lieu of flowers, Remembrances may be made Health Innovations Healthy Streets Outreach Program, 100 Willow Street, 2nd Floor, Lynn, MA 01901.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, December 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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  1. Marguerite Bova
    Dec 1 2021

    Father Ron used to say ‘you’re not closing the book but turning the page to the next chapter’ God bless and be with you Dennis

  2. david capobianco
    Nov 27 2021

    my dear pal .one more sweep around the job site .and will call it a day thanks for the memories. god bless. david capobianco local 22.

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