Joseph James D'Amelio, passed away suddenly on November 11th at the age of 49.
Beloved husband of Antonietta (Grieci) D'Amelio.
Cherished son of George D'Amelio Sr. and Lillian (Orlandino) D'Amelio.
Fond son-in-law of Dario and Albina Grieci.
Dear brother of Edmund D'Amelio, George D'Amelio Jr. and his wife Tricia, Christine DiIulio, Albert D'Amelio and Angelina D'Amelio.
Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins and friends.
Family and friends will honor Joe's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Sunday, November 17th from 2:00PM to 6:00PM and again on Monday morning at 8:30AM before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church Brooks St., East Boston for a 10:00AM funeral mass in celebration of Joe's life. Services will conclude with Joe being entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Joe was a long-time East Boston resident, formerly of Wilmington. He grew up working in his family's restaurant in the North End of Boston, 5 North Square. He developed a passion for the restaurant business and opened up D'Amelio's Off the Boat Seafood, first in East Boston and then moving to a larger, more modern location on Revere Street in Revere. Joe worked as a young man at Langone Funeral Home in the North End. He developed an interest in the funeral industry and later owned a Livery company that specialized in servicing the Funeral Industry. He worked part time for Ruggiero Family Memorial Home in East Boston and Vazza's Beechwood Funeral Home in Revere. He will be missed by all.
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