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“Mario was a dear friend and client of mine for decades. May the Lord bless him because he was such a good and honest man. Goodbye old friend. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Carl Lanzilli - Nahant, MA

“Dear mrs Guzzo, I'm sorry for your loss , Mario was always a quiet man and a pleasure to talk with , my thoughts are with your whole family at this...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Matthew Flynn - Melrose, MA

“I'm sorry to hear about Mario, he was one of a kind. Remember the good times on Marmion Road. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Greg Sarni - Groton, MA

“My Condolences.... Uncle Mario to me was apart from being a good man was an interesting person.He liked the epherial things...art, music aviation etc...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Vincent LaRosa - Cumberland, RI

“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 »
5 of 5 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA


Mario A. Guzzo passed away at his home in Beverly on January 29, 2018. He was 87 years of age. Mario was born in Boston, was raised in East Boston, lived in Chelsea and Somerville for a few years, Melrose for over 40 years and the past 22 years in Beverly. He served his country with pride in the US Army during the Korean War. Mr. Guzzo was a plumbing & heating contractor and ran Mario A. Guzzo & Sons Inc. in Somerville for many years. Mario held a private pilot's license and was an avid flyer out of the Beverly Airport for many years. He loved art and music, enjoyed listening to Jazz and had many friends throughout his life. Mr. Guzzo was past president of the Charlestown Kiwanis Club. He was the beloved husband of Angelina (LaRosa) Guzzo for 66 years. Devoted father of Christine J. Guzzo of Wakefield, Joseph Guzzo & Paul Guzzo & his wife Mairead all of Melrose and Michael Guzzo of Wakefield. Proud grandfather of John, Joe, Angela and Kyra and great grandfather of Jake. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 9:00-10:00AM, followed by a funeral service at 10AM. Interment with military honors at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.