Joseph DiMarzio

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DiMARZIO Joseph Thomas “Joe” DiMarzio, 80, of Norwood, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 12, 2013. Joe was a blessing to all he knew through his love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, and self-control. He was born on September 11, 1932. He was the son of the late James V. and Eva (LaMarche) DiMarzio. He was one of eleven children. He was raised in Readville, Massachusetts. He married his sweetheart, Marie Merlino in 1951. Joe trained as a carpenter and he built his first home in Mattapan, Massachusetts where he and his wife resided. He also worked as a barber, and had a lengthy and successful career in kitchen sales and design. He is survived by his beloved wife Marie (Merlino) DiMarzio. He was the loving father of Jean Kaye and her husband Barry, Thomas DiMarzio and his wife Anne, Joan DeSantis and her husband Paul, Nancy DiMarzio and her husband Robert Allott and Mary Donaruma and her husband Mark. He was the brother of Sylvia Connaughton and Pauline McKee. He is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, five brothers and three sisters. A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. in Saint Timothy’s Church, 650 Nichols Street, Norwood, MA. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the May Funeral Home, 85 Nichols Street, NORWOOD, MA from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Norwood, MA 02062
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Published in Boston Herald on May 15, 2013
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