Obituaries

Joseph Rusci
B: 1923-04-29
D: 2017-01-21
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Rusci, Joseph
Edna Ferguson
B: 1924-03-11
D: 2017-01-20
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Ferguson, Edna
William Haxton
B: 1928-06-16
D: 2017-01-16
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Haxton, William
Janice Whittier
B: 1946-04-20
D: 2017-01-16
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Whittier, Janice
Nancy Jewers
B: 1925-04-18
D: 2017-01-13
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Jewers, Nancy
Dina Lopes
B: 1955-06-24
D: 2017-01-12
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Lopes, Dina
John McCaffery
B: 1972-06-22
D: 2017-01-08
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McCaffery, John
Bridget Panniello
B: 1932-11-12
D: 2017-01-02
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Panniello, Bridget
Catherine Hallinan
B: 1924-10-26
D: 2017-01-02
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Hallinan, Catherine
Thomas Chiara
B: 1954-09-12
D: 2017-01-01
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Chiara, Thomas
Maria Re
B: 1936-11-23
D: 2016-12-27
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Re, Maria
Magdalene Benson
B: 1961-05-01
D: 2016-12-24
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Benson, Magdalene
Salvatore Coccoluto
B: 1927-08-05
D: 2016-12-24
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Coccoluto, Salvatore
Ernest Colacito
B: 1931-03-27
D: 2016-12-23
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Colacito, Ernest
Carol Johnson DMD
B: 1932-05-28
D: 2016-12-23
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Johnson DMD, Carol
Mary Perry
B: 1925-08-23
D: 2016-12-23
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Perry, Mary
Mary Ann Wells
B: 1952-08-13
D: 2016-12-21
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Wells, Mary Ann
David Gray
B: 1944-03-31
D: 2016-12-20
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Gray, David
Isabelle Cusolito
B: 1928-02-01
D: 2016-12-18
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Cusolito, Isabelle
Michael Colpitts
B: 1984-01-22
D: 2016-12-17
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Colpitts, Michael
Robert Mammola
B: 1944-12-17
D: 2016-12-14
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Mammola, Robert

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Alfred M. DeVito Sr.

After military service with the 80th Combat Infantry Division during WWII and graduation from Boston College in 1948, Alfred, with the guidance of his mother, joined DeVito Funeral Home, along with his father and older brother. Alfred and Eileen O‚ÄôRourke were married in 1951 and went on to raise their 8 children in Arlington. Over a period of 64 years, Al has enjoyed active membership roles in many organizations including fraternal, collegiate, professional, veterans, religious, local government and social organizations in Cambridge, Watertown and Arlington.  Now retired from the day to day funeral industry Al enjoys remaining active, spending time with family, including two great grandchildren and golfing.  

Alfred M. DeVito Jr.
Office Phone: 781-643-5610
Fax: 781-643-5652

Alfred grew up in Arlington and graduated from Arlington High School in 1973.  He is a 1977 Cum Laude graduate of the New England Institute of Mortuary Science in Boston.  He has been an active member of the Arlington and Watertown communities for over 30 years and is a member of the Touchdown Club of Arlington, and enjoys membership in numerous community organizations and social groups.  Alfred has three children; Lauren, Heather and Jonathan and resides in Arlington with his wife Theresa.

John F. DeVito
Office Phone: 781-643-5610
Fax: 781-643-5652

John graduated Summa Cum Laude from new England Institute of Mortuary Science in 1982, and received his funeral directors license shortly thereafter.  John is an active member of The Touchdown Club of Arlington, The Boys and Girls Club of Arlington and many other numerous community organizations. John resides in Arlington with his wife Carole, and has three children; John Jr., Whitney and Kelly.

John F. DeVito Jr.
Email: jdevitojr@gmail.com
Office Phone: 781-643-5610
Fax: 781-643-5652

John was raised in Arlington and attended the Arlington Public School Systems. He graduated from Middlesex Community College with a degree in Criminal Justice and is a 2010 graduate of the New England Institute of Mortuary Science in Newton, MA. On January 10, 2012 John was sworn in as a Licensed Funeral Director, by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.

Jonathan A. DeVito
Office Phone: 781-643-5610
Fax: 781-643-5652

Jonathan was raised in Arlington and graduated from Arizona State University in 2008 with a bachelors of interdisciplinary studies with concentrations in Business and Social Inquiry.  Jonathan is a 2011  graduate of New England Institute of Mortuary Science in Newton, MA. On December 18, 2012 Jonathan was sworn in as a Licensed Funeral Director, by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Jonathan was named as a corporator of the Arlington Boys and Girls Club in 2011 and continues to assist the club with fundraising efforts and special events.      

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