Obituary: Giovanni Picariello, Owner of Modern Pastry

PICARIELLO, Giovanni of Medford on March 17, 2015. Owner of Modern Pastry in Medford and the North End. Beloved husband of Pina (Falcone) Picariello. Loving father of Toni Picariello and her wife Sia Maravelias of Jamaica Plain, Sara Picariello-McGee and her husband Cubby of Winchester, Nick Picariello and John Picariello both of Medford. Cherished grandfather of Kevin, Michael, Gianni, Luca and Michela. Dear brother of Carmelina Clemente and Maria Zelano, both of Italy. Also survived by loving nieces and nephew in Italy.

Funeral from the Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial St., Boston on Monday, March 23 at 8:45am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Leonard Church, corner of Hanover and Prince St., Boston at 9:45am. The family will receive visitors on Sunday, March 22 from 2-6pm. Services will conclude with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Giovanni’s memory may be made to: American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St. #501, Boston, MA 02210.