Happy 100th, Stanley

On November 10, Stanley Buonagurio of East Boston celebrated his 100th birthday with friends and family at Spinelli’s
in Day Square. Buonagurio was born and raised in Eastie where he was a lifelong resident. He fought in World War II and served in the US Navy aboard the USS Missouri that saw combat action during the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. When he got back from the war Buonagurio became active in local politics and served on the East Boston Community Development Corporation’s board. After Buonagurio retired from the Mass Turnpike Association he volunteered his time for many years at East Boston High School. Buonagurio was the father of five children, grandfather of 20 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 21 great-grandchildren. Pictured is Buonagurio with his 20 grandchildren at his 100th birthday celebration at Spinelli’s on November 10.

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