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Joseph J. Ferolito

November 29, 1926 - April 29, 2022

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Joseph J. Ferolito

November 29, 1926 - April 29, 2022

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Obituary For Joseph J. Ferolito

Joseph J. Ferolito, 95, of Cambridge, passed away on April 29th. Beloved father to Joan Searle and her husband Bob of Jacksonville, Oregon and the late Joseph J. Ferolito, Jr. and his late wife Karen. Loving grandfather to Jacquelyn Lasa and her husband Rafael and Carole Ferolito. Dear great grandfather to Evan, Angelo and Oliver. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Concetta (Bonaccio) Ferolito. Brother to Jenny DiScipio of Belmont and the late Michael, Anthony, John, Frank and Salvatore Ferolito, Mary Pizzuto, Lucille Inferrera, Sarah Lacci and Rose Walker. Joseph also is survived by many dear nieces and nephews.

Joseph was the youngest boy who grew up in a family of 11. He was a dedicated hard working family man who was nick named Slicky for his ability to find a solution to any situation and was very loyal to his family and friends. Naturally gifted and talented with numbers despite not having higher education he was an excellent businessman and provided for his family.

Strong sportsman and entrepreneur, he brought life to Central Sq. Cambridge. He owned Central Lanes Bowling in the 50’s and it was enjoyed by the community for many years. He went on to provide for his family and remain successful up until his retirement at age 92.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday May 4th in the DeVito Funeral Home 761 Mt. Auburn St. WATERTOWN from 11am to 1pm. There will be a funeral home service at 1pm and burial to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Watertown.

Joseph had two grandchildren, Jacquelyn & Carole and 3 great grandchildren he enjoyed spending time with and playing baseball in his 90’s. Truly an inspiration by so many and his legacy will continue to carry on with those fortunate enough to have had him in their lives. Because of Joseph’s strong passion for sports, he passed on knowledge and expertise in all sports to his son Joseph at an early age. Like his dad in so many ways, Joseph Jr. became an avid sports fan and adopted the knowledge and love of all sports.

Services

4 May

Visitation

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

DeVito Funeral Home - Watertown 761 Mt. Auburn St. Watertown, MA 02472 Get Directions »
4 May

Funeral Service

01:00 PM

DeVito Funeral Home - Watertown 761 Mt. Auburn St. Watertown, MA 02472 Get Directions »
4 May

Burial

02:15 PM

St. Patrick Cemetery 999 Belmont St. Watertown, MA 02472 Get Directions »
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  • 05/05/2022

    My Dad, Jim Scalese, sends his deepest condolences on the passing of Slicky. They were life long friends and Dad was fond of getting together with the crew at Burger King for coffee in the morning. He will be missed.

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