George T. “Buddy” Fraga
Services and Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, were held privately, for George T. “Buddy” Fraga, who died following a lengthy illness on Tuesday, May 2nd at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Peabody.
Born & raised in East Boston, he was a 1939 alumnus of East Boston High School. He entered the U.S. Navy in August of 1942 and served with the rank of Boatswain’s Mate- 2nd Class until February of 1946. After returning from the war, George moved to Revere for several years, before moving to Saugus over 40 years ago. He would later pursue the construction industry & build many, many homes in the North Shore area, primarily in Saugus, Revere & Peabody.
He was married to the former, Julia L.(Della Porta) Fraga for over 69 years, until her death on February 1, 2016. He was the beloved son of the late George D. & Mary (Canty) Fraga. He was the devoted brother of the late Florence C. Fraga, John C. Fraga, & Joseph C. “Teddy” Fraga. He is also lovingly survived by his brother-in-law Joseph Della Porta & his wife, Gladys of Swampscott & the late Annettte DeCotis. He is the devoted uncle to, Philip J. Fraga & his wife, Cindy of Saugus, Douglas J. Della Porta of Revere & many other nieces & nephews.