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John Charles Smaldone of Chelmsford, MA

1927 - 2021

US Veteran U.S. Navy during WWII

Visitation

February 12, 2021
8-9 A.M.
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., N.Chelmsford, MA 01863

Funeral

February 12, 2021
10 A.M.
St. Kathryn's Church, Hudson, NH

John Charles Smaldone, 94 of Chelmsford, MA died Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, MA.
He was married to the late Sylvia A. Vetrano.
Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late John C. Smaldone and Mildred (Moccia) Smaldone. He graduated from E. Boston High School with the class of 1945.
He proudly served with the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theatre on board the USS Samar ARG-11.
He retired from Raytheon Corp. of Bedford, MA in 1989. He was the Union Stewart of Local 1505, member of Chelmsford Lions Club and former Scoutmaster of St. Mary’s Church,
Troop 77.
He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Chelmsford, MA.
John enjoyed music and family and friends.
He is survived by his daughter Gail Smaldone of Chelmford, MA, sons Robert and Jean Smaldone of Pepperell, MA and John and Debra Smaldone of Chelmsford, MA, 2 grandchildren Melissa Dulac and Alicia Lawless, 3 great-grandchildren, his sisters-in-law Dolores Ventresca of Medford, MA and Marie Vetrano of Somerville, MA and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late William Smaldone.

Visiting hours Friday, February 12, 2021 from 8-9 A.M. with a funeral Mass following at 10 A.M. at St. Kathryn’s Church, Hudson, NH. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

 

6 Condolences for John Charles Smaldone of Chelmsford, MA

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    Jack Adie

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    Bob,

    Sorry for the loss of your father. It seems he lived a full life and I’m sure he will continue to live on in the memories for your family.

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    Patty Smaldone

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    Sorry to hear about Uncle Bunny. Thinking of you all! Love, Patty

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    Joe & Ruthie Pogoda

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    It was SO wonderful to see all of you today, albeit under very sad circumstances. Our sincerest condolences to you for the loss of your father, grandfather, great grandfather and our very dear friend, John. Stay healthy and strong!

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      Gail Smaldone

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      Thank you, Patty. He loved your visits, treats, and surprised gift boxes, arriving at his door from time to time! Always, happy to see you and visit with you. Love, Gail

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      Gail Smaldone

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      Thank you, Ruthie and Joe for joining us on this sad day. Greatly appreciate your having done so.

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    Gail Smaldone

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    Thank you, Patty. He loved your visits, treats, and surprised gift boxes, arriving at his door from time to time! Always, happy to see you and visit with you. Love, Gail

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