Michael T. Parente Sr., 89
Michael T. Parente Sr., 89 of Milford, died Sunday, December 16, 2012 in Kindred Health Care in Westborough Ma. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy E. (Gallerani) Parente of 65 years. He was born in Milford son of the late Angelo and Angelina (Nardone) Parente and was a life long Milford resident. He was a graduate of the Milford High School class of 1940. He was a World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Parente retired in 1985 from the MCI Norfolk where he was employed as a corrections officer. He was a member of the Sons of Italy, Milford Italian Veterans, VFW in Medway Ma, American Legion, and a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.
In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons, Michael T. and his wife Rosemarie (DiVitto) Parente Jr. of Milford, Joseph A .and his wife Maureen (Oulette) Parente of Las Vegas NV, Anthony P. and his wife Stacy (Hayward) Parente of Milford, two daughters Patricia A .and her husband Jeffrey Gardella of Milford, Maria D. and her husband James Johnson of Sutton, one brother Francis “Babe” Parente of Milford, one sister Lena Doyle of Milford, twelve grandchildren, two great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 11 AM in the Sacred Heart Church of Jesus Church 5 East Main St. in Milford. Cremation will follow in the Rural Cemetery in Worcester.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday morning prior to the funeral mass from 8:30 to 10:30 AM in the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford Ma.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to a charity of one’s choice