Active in East Boston religious, sports and community organizations
Renato P. DiZio died on July 20 at the age of 92.
Mr. DiZio was a US Marine Corps veteran of World War II, an active member of East Boston Little League, Secretary of the Dom Savio Fathers Club, longtime usher at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church and St. John the Evangelist Church, a member of the East Boston CDC and a life long fan of the Boston Red Sox.
He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (DiCesare); devoted father of James DiZio and his wife, Cindy of Essex and Adele Fiandaca and her husband, Hon. Kenneth Fiandaca of Winthrop; dear brother of Peter DiZio of Derry, NH and the late Frances Gallo and Conrard DiZio; adored grandfather of Anthony and Renata Fiandaca and Emma and Eve Dizio. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends may honor Mr. DiZio by gathering on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop Street, Winthrop for a Funeral Mass in Celebration of his Life. Services will conclude with Mr. DiZio being laid to rest alongside his beloved wife, Nancy at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to www.DAV.org or by mail to D.A.V. Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.
Of East Boston
Vincent A. Maraio of East Boston died on July 19.
He was the beloved son of Rosalie (Belange) of East Boston and the late Vincent Maraio; brother of Joseph J. and his wife, Diane of East Boston, Richard R. and his companion, Angela Caruccio of Revere and Lawrence W. Maraio of East Boston. He is also survived by two generations of nieces and nephews. His Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] East Boston, Thursday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph – St. Lazarus Church at 11 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting will be prior to Mass commencing at 9 a.m. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Vincent’s memory to Seraphic Mass Assn, Capucin Mission Office, 3600 Butler St/, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 would be appreciated.
James ‘Jackie’ Mazzarini
Longtime member of Jeffries Yacht Club
James R. “Jackie” Mazzarini of East Boston passed away on Thursday, July 9. He was 74 years old.
A long time member of the Jeffries Yacht Club, he was the dear brother of Anthony “Tony” Mazzarini of Wareham and the late Louis Mazzarini and Josephine Baggerly and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and cousins.
Services are private.