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Ignazio “Fred” Soriano


Ignazio F. "Fred" Soriano

Ignazio F. “Fred” Soriano

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, October 24th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Ignazio “Fred” Soriano, who died on Tuesday, October 21st at the Peabody Glen Health Care Center following a long illness, at 87 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, October 25th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, 72 Maverick St., East Boston, at 10 a.m.  Born & raised in East Boston, he attended schools there & was a 1945 alumnus of East Boston High School.  He entered the military in October of 1945, serving with the United States Army, until October of 1947.  He was a World War II Veteran.  He was a municipal employee within the City of Boston for over ten years before retirement.  “Fred” was, indeed, a family man who enjoyed the sociality of his own family & extended family.  He leaves his beloved wife of 67 years, Mary M. (Russo) Soriano.  He is the devoted father of: Marie C. Tennant of East Boston & her late husband Timothy R. Tennant, Frederick M. Soriano & his wife Cheryl of Middleton, Gerard F. Soriano & his wife Cheryl of Bradford, MA, Steven M. Soriano & his wife Kristine M. of Lynnfield, & Susan M. Mancini & her husband Michael S. of Salem, MA.  He is the dear brother to Patrick Soriano & his wife Carmella of Saugus, & the late: Helen Panico & Carmella Megna.  He is also lovingly survived by his 12 grandchildren, his brother-in-law Frank Russo & his wife Gloria of East Boston, his sister-in-law Sarah Neal of Arizona, & many nieces & nephews.  Entombment will be in the Versailles Building at Woodlawn Community Mausoleum, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Dr. Richard Lee Cancer Research Fund at Massachusetts General Hospital , 100 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114.


Visiting Hours

Friday, October 24th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, East Boston.


In the Versailles Building at Woodlawn Community Mausoleum, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Massachusetts General Hospital – Cancer Center, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114, ATTN: Development.

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  1. Jake Soriano (Grand Son)
    Oct 26 2014

    I love you papa! You are the best papa in the world. You had the strongest, bravest, most caring heart in the world and we will never forget you. I hope you are looking down at us knowing that we are looking up at you remembering and loving



  2. Brandon Soriano (grandson)
    Oct 26 2014

    Papa, your the most strongest person I ever knew wherever you are (some where obviously beautiful) i hope your very happy i love you with all my heart, we’ll never forget your amazing courage’s powerful never-forgetful heart. WE ALL LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Anthony DiDomenico
    Oct 24 2014

    Regrets to the Family. Heartfelt at this time.
    Will always be remembered.

    Anthony Donna and Felicia DiDomenico
    Theresa Zona, Lillian Carter

  4. Gerard Soriano
    Oct 23 2014

    Even if I could say thank you to you everyday until the end of the world it still,would not be enough for eveything you did for me and,the most incredible part is you would not expect that of me.You truly were the wind beneath my wings,Dad,I will miss you every single day for the rest of my life.

  5. susan mancini { daughter]
    Oct 23 2014



  6. ALEXIS MANCINI { grand daughter]
    Oct 23 2014

    You were the most caring , loving, inspirational, man i’ve ever known,. Papa you will forever be in my heart and nobody will ever replace you. You were the best grandfather any child could ask for. I will alway’s have you on my mind and treasure your memories with me for life.Love you papa, your grand daughter alexis mancini.

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