Auburndale, FL, of Winter Haven, FL passed away from cancer on Saturday, July 26 2008 at the Good Shepherd Hospice Residents Center in Auburndale Florida. He was 87 years old. A native of Newton MA. Born September 9, 1920, Adolpho moved to Florida in 2002 from Massachusetts. After serving in the Army during World War II, Adolpho returned to Newton to help his father Tito start and develop T. Passarini & Company, the family pet food business. He also developed and operated a food distribution retail business, owned and operated Passarini's Variety Store, and worked in security for Boston College and for private industry. Adolpho was preceded in death by his first wife of 57 years: Dorina Passarini. He is survived by his wife: Barbara Jean Passarini of Winter Haven Florida; his sons: Albert Passarini of Franklin, MA. Dr. John R. Passarini of Lexington MA, and Robert Passarini of Florida. He is also survived by his sister Elizabeth Ann Gober of Shrewsbury, MA. seven grandchildren children, and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven FL. on Tuesday July 29. Interment followed with a military service at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Contributions can be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave. Auburndale, FL. 33823.
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MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
To Bob and family I am sorry for your loss. Adolpho was a good man who always made me feel welcome and at home. I'm glad he found happiness in Florida after the death of Dorina. I will never forget him
August 31, 2008
Bob, You were a good man to me. You helped me to stay balanced when I needed it. I'm sure your Dad instilled in you what you helped instill in me. I wish you the best and deepest sympathies for your loss. With Love
Bob DeLuca Jr
August 31, 2008
Mr. Passarini, Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served in the U.S. Army during WW II and for being a member of the Greatest Generation. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
August 9, 2008
SORRY TO HEAR OF ADOLPHO`S PASSING, TRULY A GOOD AND DECENT FAMILY MAN. HE WENT BACK ALONG WAY WITH FAMILY, HOWARD KOSROFIAN.
August 3, 2008
I have fond memories of going to Dorina and Adolpho's house in Newton for a family meal. Adolpho always greeted me with a smile and a kiss. Tim and I will miss him.
July 28, 2008
When we and our loved one part, there's always hurt and pain, But we are still joined in heart, and hope to meet again. God's children never say goodby for the last time Love you all.