Michael J. Fiorillo, 82 of North Andover, Mass., son of Monica and Salvatore Fiorillo and beloved husband of Tomasina (Zambello) Fiorillo passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019
In addition to his devoted wife, he is survived by his daughter Michelle Healy and her husband Thomas of Newport, RI, his son Michael Jr. and his wife Kimberley of Scarborough, Maine and his daughter Denise Meehan and her husband John of Somerset, Mass. Cherished grandfather of Alyssa, Christian, Olivia, Jake, Nicholas, and Lindsay.
Michael is survived by his sisters Marianne Grady Calkins of Florida, Theresa Brown of Connecticut and his brother Louis and wife Justine of Michigan. Dear brother in law of Marianne and Bruce Michaud of North Andover, Mass. and brother in law Frank Zambello of Malden, Mass. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A four year veteran of the US Air Force, Michael received a Masters degree from Boston State College. He had a long career with the Boston Public Schools and retired as assistant director of the Title 1 program. Mike was a passionate fan of the New York Giants, the Boston Celtics, music and classic movies. He was an avid reader of history, politics, and countless biographies.
Michael enjoyed a full, active life with his loving wife, Tomasina in Stoneham, Mass. where they raised their family. He was larger than life to his grandchildren and they relished every gathering, holiday, vacation and sports event enjoyed with him. Michael shared his great love, knowledge, humor, strength, devotion and more with his family, and they will be forever blessed and inspired by him.
Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (Rt. 28), Stoneham on Monday, September 30th, 2019 at 8am followed by a funeral mass celebrating Michael's Eternal Life at St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 9am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Michael's family at the funeral home on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 from 3 to 7pm. Parking attendants and elevator are available.
Interment will be private at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at MichaelJFox.org and Merrimack Valley Hospice Care, 360 Merrimack St. Bldg. 9 Lawrence, MA 01843
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