Mr. Michael J. Crivello Sr., 98, of Milford MA, died Thursday (January 9, 2020) at Milford Regional Medical Center after an illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Stella R. (DiGregorio) Crivello, who died in 1993.
Mr. Crivello was born in Milford MA, the son of the late Bartolo and the late Maria (Grillo) Crivello. He attended Milford public schools, graduating from Milford High School, Class of 1939.
As a young man he was first employed at the former Bickford Shoe Company. Later he worked as a US postal worker for over twenty-five years, from which he retired.
Mr. Crivello was a WWII US Army veteran having attained the rank of Sergeant. He was a participant in the Invasion of Normandy on D Day and was the recipient of five battle stars & the “arrowhead”. He was also one of six siblings who served in the US military during WW II.
Mr. Crivello was a lifelong communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Milford and a longtime member of the Italian-American Veterans Post of Milford and the VFW Post of Milford and Medway. He was also an avid Boston Red Sox fan and NE Patriots fan.
He is survived by his son: Michael J. Crivello Jr. of Milford MA; two grandchildren: Tara Crivello of Blackstone MA and Michael L. Crivello of Milford MA; his great granddaughter: Arianna; his sister: Mary Creasia of Milford MA; and many nieces & nephews.
His funeral will be held Monday (January 13th) from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in the Lower Chapel of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial with Military honors will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. A visiting hour will be held Monday (January 13th) from 8:30am to 9:30am, prior to his Funeral Mass.
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