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Peter C. Martino

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, February 28th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Peter C. Martino, who died peacefully in the presence of his God, on Tuesday, February 25th at the Cedar View Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Methuen, he was 80 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, February 29th at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 11:30 a.m., immediately followed by entombment in Holy Cross Cemetery – Community Mausoleum, Malden.

Peter was born & raised in East Boston and was an Alumnus of East Boston High, Class of 1957. At the age of 19, Peter married his dear Mary J. “Dolly” (Ferraro). The couple began their life together in Revere, it was there that they raised their family together. Immediately after high school, Peter began a career in the Furniture Upholstery Business. He worked for a company for about 10 years, before he ventured out on his own. He mastered his craft and opened Tapley Custom Furniture, located on Yeamans Street. He owned & operated his business for over 30 years. During that time, his business sustained a fire and from that point forward he operated the business from his home. Peter will always be remembered as a dedicated, hard working family man. He also worked a 2nd job for Baybank, as a courier that spanned over 25 years, until they closed. In his retirement he enjoyed traveling with his wife to Hawaii, Las Vegas, Bermuda, Florida and the many trips to Foxwoods. Although he traveled to many destinations, his favorite place to be was with his family. He enjoyed spending as much time with them as possible.

He is the devoted husband of over 60 years to Mary J. “Dolly” (Ferraro) Martino of Revere. Loving & proud father of Mary Ellen Martino Brown & her husband Jack M. Brown, Sr. of Dracut & Revere Public Schools Truant Officer Peter A. Martino of Revere & Winthrop. Cherished grandfather of Alexandra M. Brown & her companion Samuel Nevin of Park Slope, NY, Jack M. Brown, Jr. & Marirose “May” Brown, both of Dracut. Dear brother of Rose Marie Lishner of North Reading & her late husband Joseph Lishner & the late Lillian G. Slattery & her husband Terrance L., Elaine Lucci & her husband Ralph & John Martino. He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law Christine Martino of Mansfield and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Visiting Hours

Friday, February 28th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 29th at 11:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Holy Cross Cemetery – Community Mausoleum, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

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  1. Jerry Cifuni
    Mar 15 2020

    Difficult times like you are currently experiencing can be very painful to overcome. I hope God will give you the strength to deal with your sorrow. Please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss. I just found out that your father passed away and want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Although I did not know your father I am conscious of how important he meant to you and your family. However, hearing stories about your father from people who knew him made me realize what an exceptional human being he was. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote an extremely insightful yet simple adage. He said,” The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”. Now I understand where your unique qualities and savant comes from. They are inherited from your father. I want you to know that your father’s legacy will never be forgotten because it will live through you in perpetuity.
    So always try to recall the pleasant memories that you had with your father. Hopefully those memories might be the cynosure to cause you to smile again. I and my family extend our deepest sympathies to you and your lovely family during this period of mourning.
    Your friend always Jerry Cifuni, teacher RHS.

  2. Nicole and Jeff Johnson
    Feb 28 2020

    Peter, Auntie May and Nana, I’m so sorry for your dads loss. He was such an amazing guy to our whole family! He will be missed!! Love Jeff, Nicole Ava and Jenna

  3. Pompeo
    Feb 27 2020

    Peter. I am very sorry for your loss of your father. May he Rest in Peace

  4. Linda Stasio-Reppucci
    Feb 27 2020

    I am so sorry , my deepest condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. So many good memories on Tapley of the family.

  5. Rosemarie DeMarco Galvin
    Feb 27 2020

    Peter my heartfelt condolences on the liss of your Dad
    May he rest in peace

  6. Robin Panzini
    Feb 27 2020

    I am so terribly sorry for the loss of your dad. May your memories give you peace during this difficult time.

  7. Lynda and Devyn
    Feb 26 2020

    I’m so sorry in our thought and prayers

  8. Roberta Levy
    Feb 26 2020

    Dear Peter, my sincere condolences to you and your family at this time. I am so sorry for your loss.

  9. Richard Voto
    Feb 25 2020

    Peter and Family,
    My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your Dad. It is never easy to lose a parent, no matter your age. I pray for your peace and comfort as you continue your life journey without your Dad’s earthly presence.

  10. Al terminiello
    Feb 25 2020

    I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you at this time.

  11. Elise Ferraro
    Feb 25 2020

    Dolly, Mary Ellen and Peter, Jr. – I am so sorry that you lost your husband/dad. Peter was a lot of fun; always joking and laughing and he told the best stories. He made our family gatherings special and he will be missed. Love all of you, Elise

  12. Bob ,Beth LaRossa
    Feb 25 2020

    prayers being sent you peter and your Dad and you mom and your family God Bless

  13. Sharon Nicholls
    Feb 25 2020

    Dear Peter and family I’m deeply sorry for your loss.
    May God comfort you at this time.
    Sending prayers and love

    Sharon Nicholls

  14. John Henry
    Feb 25 2020

    Peter& Family-Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your father. With sympathy, John Henry& Debbie Molle, Boca Raton,Florida.

  15. Tina Long
    Feb 25 2020

    Our deepest condolences go out to the whole Martino family during this difficult time, may our thoughts and prayers help console you all God bless may Mr. Martino rest in peace the Long family

    Feb 25 2020

    so sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Martino. I never had the pleasure of meeting him but his son, Peter, raved about him as a great father and husband..may he rest in peace..

  17. Kathy & Larry Levy
    Feb 25 2020

    To our dearest friend, sorry to hear about your dad.
    We will try to be there on Friday.

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