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James A. “Tony” Gigliello

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, June 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for James A. “Tony” Gigliello, who died on Wednesday, June 2nd at Vero Healthcare in Revere following a long illness, he was 62 years old. A funeral service with follow the visitation in the funeral home at 12:15 pm. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Tony was born in Philadelphia but was raised & educated in Revere. He was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1978. He spent his life in the city he loved. He was married in July 1979 to his wife Donna DeAngelico. The couple remained in Revere where together they raised their 4 children. For most of Tony’s Life he was a painter. He worked for various contracting companies, he also owned & operated his own company for many years, until his health began to decline and he was no longer able to work. He lived his life, by his motto “His way”. He was a loving husband & father, and then later Papa.

He is the beloved husband of 42 years of Donna F. (DeAngelico) Gigliello of Revere. Loving & proud father of Anthony J. Gigliello & wife Rebecca of Mendon, Michael J. Gigliello & wife Teresa of Winthrop, Crystal D. Aguaouz & husband Mostafa “Moe” of Revere & Jason J. Gigliello & his wife Lauren of Peabody. Cherished Papa to Justin, Adam, Mikey, Toni, Ryan, Zane, Darren, Thomas & Tucker. Treasured son of the late Nicholas J. Gigliello, Jr. & Bette I. (Davis) Gigliello. Dear brother of Gina Marie DeBiase of Florida, Darlene A. Giello of Stoneham, Annmarie Villante of Revere, Christie L. Gigliello of Florida & the late Denise Gigliello. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, 733 Third Avenue Ste. 510, New York, NY 10017.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, June 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, June 10th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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  1. Ann Marie
    Jul 5 2021

    Dear Donna and family.

    I was one of Tony’s Nurses at BIDMC for many years. I was so saddened when I read his obituary. Tony fought a long hard battle but never gave up his humor, May he rest in Peace.

    I am so sorry for your loss.

    In deepest sympathy,
    Ann Marie Feinstein, RN

  2. Nancy Filocamo
    Jun 17 2021

    My dear and longtime friend Donna, Crystal, and family I am so very sorry for your loss. Tony was a great guy and I will always remember our fun times when we were younger. Tony you will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts until we meet again my friend R.I.P. A friend always Nancy and family

  3. Koni & Frank Palmisano
    Jun 9 2021

    To our family:
    Can’t express how sorry we are for your loss.
    We love you all and will keep you in our prayers.
    To Tony:
    Rest easy we’re always here for your family.
    With love, Peace out ✌️☮️️

  4. Kelly Norris
    Jun 5 2021

    Donna so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting and taking care of your husband at Vero Healthcare Center. He was such a kind person loved him and we will truly miss him. Thought and prayers for you and your family

  5. Fran Salamone
    Jun 5 2021

    There are no true words to bring you comfort right now , I’m heartbroken for all of you, I will miss Tony breaking them on me with his Christmas countdown every year, something silly we had between us that kept me laughing……..Tony has always been in my prayers, now I will pray for him to send you signs you can’t ignore.

    Donna, Anthony, Micheal, Crystal, Jason… and your families, I’m so so sorry, sending all of my love and support. See you Thursday.. xoxoxo

  6. Joann Worcester
    Jun 4 2021

    Gigliello Family, I am so very sorry to hear of Tony’s passing. I know he has been sick for a very long time and he fought a good fight. God Bless and watch over your family as they watched over you.

    Fly high peace be with you xxxooo

  7. Angela Malinowski
    Jun 4 2021

    Donna & Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy Angela Malinowski

  8. FENTRESS FAMILY ( Amnda, Vin, Vinny)
    Jun 4 2021

    I’m so sorry for you loss guys. Tony (pumpkin as we would call each other) was a great guy. Always had you laughing. Tony watch over your family. You are no in pain/fighting anymore. Fly high Angel.. xoxo god bless you all

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