Family, friends and neighbors have been leaving flowers, candles and remembrance notes in front of the Salem Street Tailor Shop as a memorial to Vittorio Recupero. Victor was hit by a car and killed earlier this week while in the breakdown lane on Interstate 95. Vittorio was a tailor by trade in his beloved North End as well as an Instructor at the Tohoku Judo Club in Somerville.
Obituary for Vittorio Recupero:
Recupero, Vittorio of Wakefield formerly of Boston’s North End on November 19, 2013. Beloved and devoted husband of AnnaMaria (Manganiello) of Wakefield. Loving father of Anna Recupero-Faiella and her husband Mark, Theresa Recupero-Raymond and her husband Michael and Sandra Recupero- Medrano and her husband Tommy. Dear brother of Luisa Grieco, Minuccia Recupero, Rosa Silvano, Emilio Recupero, Elena Guarino, Aldo Recupero, Alba DeSimone and the late Pasquale Recupero and Carmelina Draba. Cherished grandfather of Gianna, Joseph, Dante, Alessandro and Samantha. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor Vittorio’s life by gathering Monday November 25 from 4-8pm in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home 262 Beach St. REVERE and again at 8:30 am Tuesday morning before leaving in procession to St. Leonard’s Church 320 Hanover St. Boston for a funeral mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10:15 am. Entombment will immediately follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Vittorio was a tailor by trade in his beloved North End as well as an Instructor at the Tohoku Judo Club in Somerville. At the family’s request floral contributions are respectfully omitted.
- Victor’s wake is at Vazza Funeral Home (262 Beech St, Revere) on Monday 11/25/13, 4pm-8pm.
- The funeral mass is on Tuesday, 11/26/13, 10:15 am at St. Leonard Church on Hanover St. in the North End.
- Interment is at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.