John J. Solari, age 81, of Medfield where he has been a resident for 62 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Thomas Upham House i n Medfield. Born in Wellesley he was the son of the late Angelo and Marcella (Bergonzi) Solari. He was educated in the Wellesley school system where he graduated with the class of 1949. John was ormerly of Wellesley before moving to Medfield in 1951 and was a landscaper by trade for 60 years. John enjoyed spending his time reading, taking his daily walks on route 27, and frequenting the Medfield Dump. He was a proud grandfather and loved spending time with his family. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a hardworking, humorous, and truly unique individual. The beloved husband of Mary (Burke) Solari to whom he was married for 58 years , he is the loving father of Deborah Bain and her husband Larry of Dennis, John Solari and his wife Caroline of Medway, Kathy Gray and her husband Norman of Wrentham and the late Robert David Solari. He is also survived by his 6 grandchildren Amanda, Farrah, and Jenn Gray of Wrentham and Caissie, Angelo and Joseph Solari of Medway. Brother of Nancy Howe and her husband Lewis of Natick and brother-in-law of Evie Flood of Florida and Ruthie Durand of Hudson. He is also survived by many nephews and nieces. A Funeral Service celebrating his life was held Saturday, June 15th at 12:00 noon in the chapel of the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller Street, Medfield. Burial followed at Vine Lake Cemetery in Medfield. If desired, contributions in Johns memory may be made to the Resident Activity Fund of the Thomas Upham House, Attn: Kathy Reebe, 519 Main Street, Medfield, MA 02052 For the guest book, directions, and additional information see www.robertsmitchell.com.
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Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Service
15 Miller Street Medfield, MA 02052
Published in The Country Gazette from June 14 to June 21, 2013