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Vincent J. Puorro

Funeral Services & Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden will be held privately due to the current COVID–19 (Coronavirus) pandemic for Vincent J. Puorro, who died on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness of COVID-19. Vincent was 77 years old.

Vincent was born on October 16, 1942 in Revere to his parents Pellegrino & Emma Puorro. He was raised & educated in Revere. As a young child, Vincent became afflicted from Polio, he would face many challenges as he would navigate through his life. Vincent had a wonderful attitude and a strong will. He was a proud Alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1961. Vincent also made certain that he would obtain a driver’s license. After he graduated, he began to work at the First National Bank as a courier. He worked at the bank for many years before taking a position with the Salvation Army. He wore many hats, doing anything they would ask of him. Vincent was forced to stop working due to his failing health. Anyone one who knew Vincent, knew how he had an incredible fascination with remembering dates & timelines of historical events. Vincent was very proud that he lived independently until he could no longer care for himself. Anyone who knew him, loved him & he made many friends along the way.

He is the beloved son of the late Pellegrino & Emma (Venezia) Puorro. He is the cherished cousin & godfather of Glen McLaughlin of Wilmington & Valarie J. Hanlon of Saugus and her children, Jamie C. Creehan & her husband Neil of Middleton & Torin W. Hanlon & his wife Julianna of Melrose. He is also lovingly survived by many loving aunts, uncles & cousins, living & deceased.


Funeral Services & Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden will be Private


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