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Joseph J. DellaPorta

At 93 years, in Swampscott, formerly of Revere, March 31st, following a lengthy illness. Adored husband of 73 years to Gladys A. (Capone) DellaPorta. Cherished father of Douglas J. DellaPorta of Revere & the late Stephen J. DellaPorta. Dear brother to the late Julia L. Fraga & her late husband George “Buddy” Fraga & the late Annette DeCotis & her late husband James DeCotis. Devoted grandfather to Douglas J. DellaPorta, II of Swampscott & Nicole S. DellaPorta of East Boston. Special uncle to Gloria A.(DellaPorta) Mogavero & her husband Robert & their children; Max R. Mogavero & Madeline G. Mogavero, all of Georgetown & several other nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Funeral Services & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett will be held privately due to the on-going mandate & regulations regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese.

Joseph was the president & founder of the Lynnway Marina of Lynn for over 50 years. Navy Veteran of WWII & member of the Leon J. Mottollo V.F.W. Post 4524 of Revere.


Funeral Services will be held Privately.

Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.


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  1. Linda Della Porta-Morse
    Apr 16 2020

    Dear Gladys and Douglas:
    We are so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. You were always the most adorable couple.
    May your beautiful memories offer you consolation.

    Our prayers and love are with you.
    Linda and my Mom, Eileene Sherriff

  2. Joseph Sardina
    Apr 7 2020

    To his family, of which I am a very small and distant part…

    May you all be honored to have had a man so rich in experience and generosity raise his family as he did. In your grief and sadness, know that he’s always with you, as memories of him will certainly prove. Be proud to have such a legacy such as his be the guiding principles of your lives well lived.

    Gladys, Douglas, and Gloria, please know that I wished I knew him better, and that I could have come to pay my respects.

    With Love, Cousin Joseph
    May God Bless you all

  3. Rick and Rozanne Silva
    Apr 6 2020

    We were so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. He was a kind, generous, man, who was so good to Rick and I in so many ways. We are very sad that we won’t be able to pay our final respects to such a good man.
    We are keeping Gladys and Doug in our thought and prayers.
    Much love to you and your family.

  4. Pauline Duffy
    Apr 5 2020

    We are so sorry for the loss of Joe. He was a great guy. We did not know he past until today. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Pauline M. Duffy

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