ALBERT G. RISKALLA

RISKALLA, Albert G. Of Westwood, died peacefully and surrounded by love on November 3rd, 2013. Beloved husband of Mimi A. (Rodriguez) Riskalla for 45 years. Loving father of Albert G. Riskalla Jr. of Westwood and Mimi V. OShea and her husband John also of Westwood. Devoted grandfather of J.T., Trenton, Max and Kyle O Shea. Brother of Rose Riskalla of Palmer and the late Joseph Riskalla Jr. and the late Selma Riskalla. Also survived by one cousin and many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Albert was a kind, driven and hardworking man. He graduated with high honors both from The High School of Commerce and Western New England University before serving in the army and working at the Draper Laboratory at MIT. He then went on to become the owner and founder of a successful automotive business for over thirty five years. His hobbies included learning new things, fixing things and enjoying the company of friends and family. He touched lives and inspired people wherever he went. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. (off Route 109) WESTWOOD on Sunday Nov. 10th from 2-5 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood on Monday morning Nov. 11th at 10 a.m. Interment at St. Michaels Cemetery, Springfield on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 12th at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alberts memory to The Lunder 9 Nursing Fund, Attn: Nurse Director, Lunder 9 MGH, Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114. Holden-Dunn-Lawlerwww.hdlfuneralhome.net

Funeral Home

Holden, Dunn & Lawler Funeral Home
55 High Rock Street Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 326-0074
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 6, 2013