William A. Fiore, Sr., 96, of Stoneham, beloved husband of Rose E. (Novello) Fiore, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his wife Rose and loving family on Friday, November 2, 2018.
Born in Winchester, he is the son of the late Orazio and Celeste (Vozzella) Fiore.
William grew up in The Plains area of Winchester and was a graduate of Winchester High School. There he was a talented athlete, having played many sports including baseball. He is a proud veteran, having served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. William enjoyed traveling; visiting Italy, France and Florida. He was an active life long member of the Winchester Sons of Italy, and played for their bowling team and softball team well into his 60s. William also had a love of horse racing, which he passed down to his son. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
He is the beloved husband of 73 years of Rose E. (Novello) Fiore. Loving Father of the late William A. Fiore, Jr., and his surviving wife Mary Fiore Godes, David A. Fiore and his wife Janis, James J. Fiore, Sr. and his wife Mary, Debora A. Sacco and her companion Robert Merenda, Cynthia Fiore and Patricia A. Kheboian and her husband Gary. Cherished grandfather of William A. Fiore, III and his wife Laurie, Jacquilyn Hodgkins and her husband David, Danielle Fiore Urbaniak and her husband Matt, Melissa N. Fiore, James J. Fiore, Jr. and his wife Juliana, Walter J. Sacco, Jr. and his wife Darien, Christopher D. Sacco and his wife Sara, Maxwell C. Kheboian and his fiancee Samantha, Alec W. Kheboian and Sophia R. Kheboian as well as great grandfather of 9 & ½. Brother to 13 siblings and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St., (Rt. 28) STONEHAM, on Wednesday, November 7th at 9am, followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating William's Eternal Life at St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10am.
Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 6th from 4 to 8pm.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester.
Please consider making donations in William's Memory to St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham, MA 02180 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd. Waltham, MA 02452.
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