Vincent T. Comoletti, 83, of Braintree, died peacefully on Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Boston Medical Center. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Vincent was born in Quincy, raised and educated in Quincy schools and was a graduate of Quincy Trade School, Class of 1951. He had lived in Braintree for fifty years.
Vincent was a proud veteran of the Korean War. He served as a Staff Sergeant and was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 1/Bronze Star.
Throughout his life, Vincent was an incredibly hard worker. He was a shipwright at the former Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, and worked for both the Bethlehem Steel Company and General Dynamics. He retired in 1986 after over twenty-five years of service.
He was devoted to his family, with whom he loved to share his delicious Italian recipes. Whenever the family got together, he could always make them laugh with his endless collection of jokes. He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, cheering for the team even when everyone else had lost hope. Vincent also looked forward to his frequent trips to Mohegan Sun, and always made new friends on the bus ride.
Vincent was the beloved husband of Marjorie M. (Murphy) Comoletti for 60 years.
He was the devoted father of Glenn M. Comoletti and his wife Candace of Bourne, Diane M. Bell of Taunton, David V. Comoletti and his wife Ann of Marshfield and Jeffrey J. Comoletti of Weymouth.
He was the loving grandfather of nine grandchildren: Alicia Bourget, Ashley Bell, Jillian Comoletti, Allison Comoletti, David Comoletti Jr., Adam Comoletti, Jason Comoletti, Matthew Comoletti, and Andrew Comoletti. He had one cherished great granddaughter, Amelia Bourget.
Vincent was the last of seven siblings and is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Friday, July 31st at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Thursday 5 – 8 p.m. Interment with Military Honors at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree.
For those who wish, donations in Vincent’s memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, ATTN: Gift Processing, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
You are invited to visit www.thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.