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Michael R. Picarello
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  • Carmelite Sisters of Boston-Boston Carmel
    61 Mount Pleasant Avenue
    Roxbury, MA 02119

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“Mike was my crew chief in the Marine Air Control Squadron-8 radar center 1961-62. A good man and an outstanding Marine. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Butts - Murray, IA

“To the Picarello extended family:Please accept my, and the 1st Marine Division Association - Boston Chapter -deepest condolences for your loss.Mike...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Gerard Florentine - Randolph, MA

“Mike will be missed especially at Jimmy Diner on Broad Street in Weymouth.My wife and I saw Mike most mornings having breakfast. He always tipped...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Donald Peterson - Weymouth, MA

“You were a lovely man, Michael.Bless you.Madelyn ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“we are with you in spirit at your mass and your internment. shuichi and i willgo to your gravesite in october so we can both pay our respects. you...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: pat cosentino peter mcdonough and shuichi yokoe - MA

Big Mike , rest in peace. Please tell Nana how much I love and miss her, and how much she has missed these past year's.
6 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Smith

“I work at Jimmy's diner in Weymouth where Mike would come in to eat. One of the kindest men I have ever known. Rest in peace Mike, you are now...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Kennedy - Braintree, MA

“To the entire Picarello Family, my sincere condolences on your loss. Not only was I Gunny's Banker, he was a brother at arms. Semper Fi Gunny, you...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: James Luongo - North Weymouth, MA

“i met mike on a trip to boston. we met at a restaurant in newton and we ended up singing old pop songs together that mike had learned when he was...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: shuichi yokoe - tokyo japan

“Paul and Family so sorry for your loss my Deepest Condolences may Mike RIP God Bless you always ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Frank Ewing - Lynn / Chelsea, MA


PICARELLO, Michael R.- Of Weymouth, formerly of Chelsea, July 21st. Devoted husband of the late Phyllis (Byrne). Beloved brother of Grace Cerra of Chelsea, John Deroian of UT and the late Julia Gaspar. Loving uncle to George Cerra of TX, Paul Cerra of Watertown, Alison Ryan of NV and Diane Nielsen of UT. Dear step-father of Susan Chambers and Diane Powers both of Weymouth. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Wednesady, July 27th at 9 AM folowed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel on the grounds of the Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made toCarmelite Sisters of Boston, Boston Carmel, 61 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Roxbury, MA 02119.
A career Marine Corp. Veteran with over 20 years served, Michael passed away at the West Rosbury Veterans Administration Hospital Thursday afternoon after a long illness. Born in Chelsea and a resident here until entering the Marines, when he returned he resided in Weymouth until his passing. After his service to his country he held positions at the Chelsea Soldiers Home until his retirement 10 years later. During his working years and in retirement he enjoyed cards and bowling and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #83 and the Mottola Post in Revere.

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