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Victor A. Presto, Sr.

Victor A. Presto, Sr.

Victor A. Presto, Sr.

Victor A. Presto, Sr. was born April 1, 1924, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, he lived in East Boston and Davie, Florida before settling in Weston, FL.  Victor died after a brief illness at his home in Weston, FL on Wednesday, September 19, 2014 surrounded by his family, he was 90 years old.  Formerly of Chelsea, and East Boston, Vic was the son of the late Vito and Maria Presto, Husband of the late Phyllis Meoli Presto with whom he was married for 47 years.  Brother of the late Frank Presto and Rose Zawacki and her husband Harold.  Father of Victor A. Presto, Jr. of Naples, FL and his wife Diane, Attorney Anthony V. Presto of Jacksonville, FL, and Marianne Ryan and her husband David W. of West Newton, MA.  Grandfather of Brendan D. Ryan, Meghan A. Ryan and Lauren F. Ryan, Michael V. Presto, Felicia Presto and Giana Presto.  Uncle of Harry and Alison Zea and their children Antonia and Nicholas of Naples, FL.  Brother-in-law of Esther and Anthony Manuele of Naples, FL.  Grand and Great Uncle to many nieces and nephews.  A World War II Veteran, Vic enlisted at the age of 19 and served his Country honorably from 1942 to 1945 in New Guinea and the Philippines as a U.S. Army Air Force Military Policeman, attached to the 5th Army Division.  After the war, he became a Union Presser and member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union where he was employed for 47 years.  Vic was a member of the Sons of Italy Lodge and the Italian American Club in Revere, MA for over 40 years.  Vic enjoyed travel, he and his beloved Phyllis travelled the world until her death in 1994.  Always well dressed and congenial, Vic had a good word and a smile for everybody.  He enjoyed playing golf, and was a skilled mandolin player.  Later in life, he became astute at day trading in the stock market.  Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, September 25 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, September 26 at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, 45 Brooks St., East Boston, at 10 a.m.  Interment will follow in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The MVP Autism Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 959, Naples, FL 34106.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Sacred Heart, East Boston.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The MVP Autism Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 959, Naples, FL 34106.

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