Mr. Edward M. Scirocco, 90, of Milford MA, died Wednesday (July 10, 2019) at his residence after a period of
declining health. He was the beloved husband of Veronica “Gerri” (Jakubauskas) Scirocco.
Mr. Scirocco was born in Milford MA, the son of the late Vincenzo and the late Anna (Iannitelli) Scirocco. He attended Milford public schools, graduating from Milford High School, Class of 1947.
Mr. Sirocco was first employed for thirty years at the former Draper Corporation in Hopedale MA. He later was employed as a custodian at the former Milford Catholic Elementary School. Later in life he was employed part-time at the Music Nook on Main Street in Milford , where he repaired & refurbished used musical instruments.
Mr. Scirocco was involved in the music industry most of his adult life. He was first involved in the Ed Scirocco Combo, where he served as a vocalist & saxophonist. He later was a member of the Milford Concert Band and during his retirement years he entertained the residents at various nursing homes in the greater Milford area by playing music.
Mr. Scirocco was a longtime communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and had been a member of the church’s choir for fifty-nine years. He was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox & the Boston Bruins. He loved to fish, hunt, play golf and tend to his garden. He also spent over thirty years going camping with his family. But his favorite past-time was watching his grandchildren play sports.
Along with his beloved wife of fifty-nine years, he is survived by his 6 Children: Edward Scirocco and his wife Tammy of Milford MA, Donna, wife of Edward Lucier of Milford MA, Steven Scirocco of Milford MA, Laura Scirocco of Clinton MA, Maria, wife of Michael Ozella of Milford MA and Debora, wife of George Parry of Milford MA; 6 Grandchildren: Michael Ozella, Eric Lucier, Gabriel Parry, Elizabeth Parry, Kali Scirocco and Janelle Scirocco; 1 Sister: Ann Marie, wife of James Scanzaroli of Milford MA; and several nieces & nephews.
Edward was the brother of the late Joseph Scirocco; the late Michael Scirocco; the late Vincent Scirocco; the late Lena Shaw and the late Fannie Zampino.
His funeral will be held Monday (July 15th) from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (UPPER CHURCH), 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. A visiting hour will be held Monday (July 15th) from 8:30am to 9:30am, prior to his Funeral Mass.
In lieu of flowers the family highly encourages donations to Salmon VNA & Hospice, 37 Birch Street, Milford MA 01757.
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