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William J. “Billy” Freitas

William J. Freitas            "Billy"

William J. Freitas
“Billy”

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, March 1st, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, followed by a service in the Funeral Home at 3:30 p.m…For William J. Freitas, who died on February 16th in his Revere Home, unexpectedly.  William “Billy” was born & raised in Revere.  He was educated from the Immaculate Conception School, graduating from there in 1964.  Several years after graduation, Billy joined the United States Army and went off to serve his country proudly.  When he returned home from his service, he began to work as a Bartender at Suffolk Downs Race Track. He worked there for over 20 years and made many friendships through the years. He is the beloved son of: the late James D. & Catherine E. (O’Connor) Freitas.  He is the loving brother of: Carol A. Nardone and Mary A. McMahon & her husband James A. all of Revere.  He is the cherished uncle of Laurie A. Nardone of Beverly, Paul B. Nardone & his wife Laura of Lynnfield, Brian J. McMahon & his wife Maria of Revere and Kristine C. McMahon & her husband Brian Perry of Revere.  He is the loving grand uncle of: Max, Oz, Casey & Hope.  He is also lovingly survived by Elaine Elliot of Florida.  Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Development Office, 17 Court ST. Boston, MA 02108. 

SERVICES

VISITING HOURS

Saturday, March 1st from 1 to 3 p.m.

FUNERAL SERVICE

Saturday, March 1st at 3:15 p.m.

Interment

Interment will be Private

Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Development Office, 17 Court ST. Boston, MA 02108. 

 

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  1. Elaine M. Elliott
    Feb 26 2014

    I’ll always have fond memories of him. He’ll always have a place in my mind and heart. Rest in peace my love, 143.

  2. Helen Breen
    Feb 25 2014

    Billy – remembering all the good times and the special love and joy you brought to the little ones in your family, particularly at Christmas. You always chose the most unique gifts which delighted them. Your enthusiasm was infectious.

    Those memories live on…

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