Obituaries 07-21-2021

John Zucarro, Sr.

East Boston AmVets Member

John E. Zucarro, Sr. of East Boston passed away on July 14. 

John was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict who served with the 24th Infantry Division. He was also part of the East Boston AmVets.

The beloved husband of the late Grace Luongo, he was the loving father of John Zuccaro, Jr. and Catherine of Billerica, Richard Zuccaro and Mary Beth of Saugus, and David Zuccaro of Boston; adored grandfather of John Zuccaro III, Richard Zuccaro and Kyle Zuccaro. John was predeceased by eight siblings. 

Family and friends honored John’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street (Orient Heights) East Boston on Sunday, July 18 and again Monday morning, July 19 before leaving in procession to St. Joseph- St. Lazarus Church, East Boston for a Funeral Mass. Services concluded with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. 

For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.

Camille D’Amico

Lifelong East Boston Resident

Camille J. (DiDonato) D’Amico, 95, a life long resident of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on July16 with her daughter by her side. 

Born on October 2, 1925 to Italian immigrants, the late Giuseppe and Carmella (Caliendo) DiDonato, she was the beloved wife of the late Anthony “Tony” D’Amico, loving mother of Colette D’Amico and the late Robert D’Amico and the caring sister of the late Louis, Ralph, Philip, Albert, Vincent, Lucy DiDonato and Margaret Ferullo.  Camille is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Family and friends will honor Camille’s life by gathering in Vazza’s 

“Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere on Thursday, July 22 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in her honor at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church in East Boston.  Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Camille’s memory to the Perkins Library (www.perkins.org) Perkins School for the Blind, 175 Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472. For guestbook and directions please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.

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