James A. "Jimmy" Sartori Sr., life-long resident of Jeffries Point East Boston, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Massachuestts General Hospital on Tuesday October 23rd at the age of 78.
Jimmy was born in Boston on May 27,1940 to John J. and Amalia (Martella) Sartori.
He was the beloved husband of over 55 years of Particia (Murphy) Sartori.
Devoted father of Patricia "Patti." Sartori-Braid and her husband Chuckie of East Boston and James A. Sartori Jr. and his wife Joanne of Mount Saini, NY.
Dear brother of the late John J. Sartori Jr. and his surviving wife Anita of Dracut.
Cherished grandfather of Christian, Andrew, Gabriella, Adam and Roma.
Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Jimmy went to school at the Assumption School in East Boston and later Don Bosco Prep. He joined the Army during the Korean Conflict serving in various places throughout the world. When he came home he married the love of his life Patricia Murphy. They raised their family in the Jeffries Point Section of East Boston. He was a well known member of the East Boston community, always involved in various different community events. He worked for the Suffolk Country Sheriff's Department as a corrections officer at Deer Island and South Bay House of Corrections and retired as a Lt. Deputy Sheriff. He was a member of the Beachmonth VFW and a life-member of the Winthrop Elks. Friends and family will remember Jimmy as a man who always had a smile on his face and saught to make other eoples days brighter. He will be missed by all.
Family and friends will honor Jimmy's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Sunday October 28th from 2:00 P.M to 6:00P.M and again on Monday morning at 8:30 A.M before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church Brooks St., East Boston for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Jimmy's life at 10:00 A.M. Services will conclude with Jimmy being laid to rest with full military honors at Woodlawn Cemetery Everett, MA.