ANTHONY J. CHARIDO

Anthony J. Charido, age 83, of Lynn, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Betty M. (O'Brien) Charido, and the son of the late Antonio and Rose (Corso) Charido. Born in Boston, he was raised in Revere. A graduate of Revere High School, class of 1949, Anthony was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict from 1949-1952 in West Virginia. After he and Betty married, they moved to Lynn where they have lived for the last 53 years. He worked as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service, primarily in the North End of Boston. Anthony enjoyed cooking and gardening in his retirement. He was a New England Patriot season ticket holder and an avid Boston Red Sox fan. During his high school years in Revere, he was a star running back. He was active with A.S.A. Softball as a coach as well as a player. Anthony was also a Little League coach. Besides his wife Betty of 53 years, he is survived by his son Christopher A. Charido and his wife Maureen Walsh of Revere, his daughters, Charlene M. Anzalone and her husband John of Peabody, Cheryl E. Mazzarella and her husband Chris of Peabody and Charisse A. Charido and her companion John Dike of Peabody, his 5 grandchildren, Michele A. Walsh, Christopher Charido Jr., John Anzalone Jr., Gianna Anzalone and Tyler Mazzarella. He also leaves his brother Augustine Charido, several nieces and nephews, and his brothers-in-law, Ralph Fern of Peabody, Thomas Trites and his wife Geraldine of Wolfeboro, NH, and John O'Brien and his wife Beverly of Reading. He was the brother of the late Salvatore, Matthew and Frank Charido and Gussie "Dolly" Fern. His Funeral will be held from the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Rt129) LYNN on Monday at 9:30 A.M., followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary's Church, Lynn at 10:30 A.M. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Directions and guest book www.solimine.com

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Solimine Funeral Homes
426 Broadway Lynn, MA 01904
(781) 595-1492

Published in Boston Herald on Dec. 27, 2013