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Louis J. Torrone

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, April 3rd from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) to 3:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Louis J. Torrone, who died on Sunday, March 21st, peacefully in his sleep at his Winthrop residence, he was 77 years old. Interment will be held privately. Due to the ongoing COVID–19 Pandemic, all protocols are strictly enforced. All visitors must wear a face covering, maintain Social distancing, capacity limits apply in recognition from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the CDC & City of Revere.

Louis was born & raised in Winthrop. He was a proud alumnus of Winthrop High School, Class of 1961. He was a talented baseball player & catcher for the Winthrop Vikings. He was also a gifted musician as he loved playing the drums. Louis worked alongside his father as Editor & Publisher at the East Boston Times, later succeeding his father in his retirement. Louis owned & operated the newspaper until he retired in 2004. Louis was a well-known figure in East Boston and assisted in many fundraisers, organizations & High School Sports. He was best known for all his fundraising efforts & support for the East Boston Columbus Day Parade for many years. Louis was a well-known & respected Horse Trainer along with his brother Richard and he owned & bred many prize-winning horses.

He is the beloved son of the late John Torrone & Blanche (Reppucci) Torrone. Dear brother of Barbara A. Pellegrino of Burlington, John A. Torrone & wife Virginia of Farmington Hills, MI & Richard G. “Dick” Torrone & wife Margaret D. “Marge” Torrone of Surfside Beach, SC. He is the cherished best friend of many years to Marie M. Matarese of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Central New England Equine Rescue, Inc. by visiting .


Memorial Visitation

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Saturday, April 3rd from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Will be Private

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