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Anthony A Piscitello
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    P.O. Box 417005
    Boston, MA 02241

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“Deep condolences and love for Tony and your family. From Jolanta Jasiak and family. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jolanta Jasiak - Atkinson, NH

“Anthony, Michael, Rob and all Tony's beautiful family - your pictures brought back so, so many memories of Crescent Avenue and the growing up years....Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Marie Ryan - Melrose, MA - Friend

“We'll all miss you Tony. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Christopher Rehrey - Mansfield, MA

“We wish to express our sincere sympathy. May all your wonderful memories give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.Ellen and Jack...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Ellen Hehir - Sterling, MA

“Anthony, Michael, and Robert,Your father Tony was a true Gentleman, a Great Person with a huge heart, always kind and good to everyone ... A great...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Freddy Santosuosso - Reading, MA

“Hope you all remember the good times forever. Ill always remember him walking up Everett and Crescent with his lunch pail. A couple a years ago, I...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sean Ryan - Las Vegas, NV

“Our deepest sympathy to each of you. May Nino be at rest in peace eternal. Love, Cousin Marcia and Ranny ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Marcia McGee - Marlborough, MA

“On behalf of the Members of Plumbers Local 12 we are saddened to hear the news and want to share our condolences with all of his family. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Harry Brett - Boston, MA

“ Anthony, Michael, Robert & Families, Our deepest sympathy. we will always remember the good times at Sunsetview with Tony, Marie and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Al & AnnMarie Melaragni - MS

“So Sorry for your lose Anthony , Michael and Robert. Uncle Tony will be missed. He grew a great tomato and loved his PBR. Love you guysSteve and...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Stephen Galante - Reading, MA

“Dear Tony and Family,I will always fondly remember your parents walking the neighborhood behind the Lincoln School and reminiscing about your HS band...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Anne Hartigan Pankratz - MA

“Anthony, Michael, Robert and families,I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. I've been a neighbor of Tony's for the past 11 years. I will...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Rosanne Russo - Stoneham, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Anthony A. Piscitello, of Stoneham, formerly of Melrose, died peacefully surrounded by family on May 6, 2017 at the age of 81. Anthony was born in Hartford, CT on September 28, 1935 to Albert & Frances (Longo) Piscitello. He was raised in Hartford and graduated from Weaver High School. In 1958 Anthony joined the United States Army and served honorably from 1958-1962 during the Cold War. After his time in the service he married the love of his life, the late Marie P. (Bono) Piscitello, and they were married for 43 years. They lived in Medford for ten years before moving to Melrose and raising their family. Anthony was a plumber for the Local 12 Plumbers Union. He enjoyed gardening, and loved to cook & eat. Anthony & Marie spent much of the summer in Hampton, NH, and made trips to Italy & Austria. Most importantly, Anthony loved spending time with his family. He was a true family man and was happiest when family surrounded him. He was a proud grandfather and enjoyed going to his grandchildren's' events. He will be greatly missed by all of them. Loving father of Anthony A. Piscitello & his wife Emily of North Reading, Michael C. Piscitello & his wife Colleen, and Robert J. Piscitello & his wife Jill. Devoted grandfather of Jennifer, Gregory, Kaelie, Anthony, Meaghan, & Michael. Caring brother of Joseph Piscitello, Marie Richard, Francis Piscitello, and the late Peter Piscitello. Also survived by many brother & sister in-laws, nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9 AM, followed by a 10:30 AM Funeral Mass at St. Theresa's Church, 63 Winter St., North Reading. Interment at Riverside Cemetery, North Reading. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241.