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Frank A. Ariniello

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately for Retired Revere Firefighter Frank Ariniello who died on Sunday, July 6th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after he went into Cardiac Arrest while out at dinner, he was 81 years old.

Frank was a Lifelong Revere resident. He was educated in Revere Schools and was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1959. Frank enlisted in the United States Army and served his country during the Vietnam Conflict. He was honorably discharged after 6 years of service & returned home to Revere. He joined the Revere Fire Department and his service to the City of Revere spanned 32 years. In 1980, Frank married his wife, Nancy, and the couple remained in Revere where they raised their only son, Joel. Frank enjoyed playing softball, golfing & playing cards with friends. He was also a frequent patron of Suffolk Downs racetrack. Frank loved horses and socializing at the track. He was always proud of his son and of the service he provided to both his country & his community.

He is the beloved husband of Nancy J. (Ellard) Ariniello of Revere. Loving father of Joel Ariniello & his fiancé Rebecca Climent of Nashua, NH. Cherished son of the late Marie L. “Rose” (Vazza) Vigliotti & Amerigo “Rico” Ariniello. Dear brother of Patrick Ariniello & wife Pamela of Winchester & Ann Marie Holdren & her late husband Dean of Wilmington. He is also lovingly survived by his faithful feline companion, “Sal” and several nieces & nephews.

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


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  1. Susan O'Brien
    Aug 4 2022

    Dear Nancy, Joel & Becky,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Our
    love, thoughts & prayers are with you all.
    Love, Hank Sue & Family

  2. Marianna Massa
    Jul 15 2022

    Dear Patrick and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear that your brother, Frank, has passed.
    I send you my sincere condolences for your loss.
    Your Revere friend,
    Marianna Massa

  3. Paula Vesce
    Jul 13 2022

    Rest in Peace Cuz!

  4. Leonard Caplan
    Jul 12 2022

    Joel and Becky,

    So sorry for the loss of your Dad, Joel! I wish you and Becky a speedy recovery as well.

    Len

  5. Millie
    Jul 10 2022

    Nancy and Joel,
    So very sorry to hear of your loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Millie
    Frankie & family

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