Obituary: Benjamin A. Cardillo, Former Owner of Cuoio Shoes

CARDILLO, Benjamin A. Formerly of the Boston’s North End passed away on July 2, 2019.

Beloved husband of Louisa (DeSimone) Cardillo of Somerville. Dear brother of John Cardillo and his wife Adeline of North Reading, Anthony Cardillo of East Boston and Joanne Cardillo of Nashua, NH. Brother-in-law of Delores Donofrio and her husband Vincent of Rowley, Ralph DeSimone of Somerville, Mafalda DeSimone and her husband Ronald Pesaturo of Melrose, Anna DeLesia of Melrose and Joseph DeLesia of Melrose. Also survived by several loving nieces, nephews and a great-niece.

He was the former owner of Cuoio Shoes in Boston.

The funeral will be from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford on Monday, July 8, at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Leonard’s Church, 320 Hanover St., Boston, at 10AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Services will conclude with burial at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. Visiting Hours Sunday, 3-8 PM.

Donations in Benjamin’s memory can be made to the MGH Fund in Memory of Benjamin A. Cardillo, c/o MGH Development Office, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114.