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Pasquale “Pat” Conte

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, May 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere, followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 11:15 a.m., for Pasquale “Pat” Conte, who died on Friday, May 10th at Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness. He was 95 years old. Pat recently lost his dear wife, Theresa M. “Terry” Conte on February 7, 2018. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Pat was born, raised & educated in Revere. He is an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1941. Pat worked at the Waldorf Hotel, after high school. He began as a busboy then worked his way to become a line chef. Pat enlisted in U.S. Army in 1943, during World War II, he served his country proudly at the height of the war. He earned several citations such as; Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal & Victory Medal. He was honorably discharged after the war was over. Pat began to work at his family store as a butcher, then after his father’s sudden passing, he took the store over. He and his wife were married on September 12, 1955 and remained in Revere where together they raised their family. Together with his wife Terry by his side they owned & operated Malden St. Market for over 35 years. Pat later closed the store and took a position in the Maintenance Department for Massport at Boston Logan International airport, where he worked for 10 years. Pat had a warm natured personality, he was soft spoken and very humble. He was truly a man that defines the phrase “Member of the Greatest Generation”. He worked hard for his family and provided the best life he could for them. He is a past member of the ITAM Post #17 of Revere, American Legion Post #61 of Revere, Revere Loyal Order of the Moose #1272, Beachmont VFW Post #6712 & the Sons of Italy of Revere.

He is the devoted husband of 63 years of the late Theresa M. “Terry” (Reagan) Conte. Loving father of Patrick E. Conte & wife Lisa of Laguna Niguel, CA, Nancy M. Claveau & husband Paul M. of Danvers, David W. Conte & wife Janice M. of Reading & Steven J. Conte & wife Laura A. of Amesbury. Cherished grandfather of Alyssa R. Conte of Wakefield, Michael P. Claveau of Danvers, Alec J. Conte of Medford, and Elizabeth T. Claveau of Danvers & Shannon J. Conte of Amesbury. Dear brother of Eva Giampietro & husband Walter of Revere, Victor Conte & wife Donna of Malden and the late Adam Conte & wife Angelina, Arcangelo “Arkie” Conte & wife Dorothy & Angelo Conte & wife Rose. He is also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, May 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, May 14th at 11:15 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the ALS Association of Massachusetts, 685 Canton St. Suite 103 Norwood, MA 02062.


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