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Joseph A. Saro
June 28, 2023
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Joseph A. Saro, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Wednesday, June 28. Joe was born in New Brunswick New Jersey in 1943, the son of Frank and Mary Sgro. He grew up in East Boston where he met and married his sweetheart, Joanne M. DiMartino in 1964. They first lived in East Boston together before settling down in Malden in 1967 where they raised their family.
Joe worked as an autobody repairman most of his life, and had opened his own shop in Saugus in the 80’s. He later also worked as an insurance appraiser. Joe was a skilled artist, mostly working in watercolors, but also comfortable with pencil sketches and charcoal. He loved to cook, and was like an “Emeril Legasse” in the kitchen. In addition, Joe was an avid, dedicated Bruins fan.
He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Joanne, his daughters Cheryl L. Fries of Littleton, Marianne S. Figueiredo of Middleton, his son in law, William M. Fries, L (Lucy's) father, Jason M. Figueiredo, and his grandchildren, L (Lucy) S. Figueiredo and Randi L. Fries. He will be greatly missed by countless members of their extended friends and family.
Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Band.
Visitation will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Saturday, July 1st, from 1-5 PM. All other services will be private.
Family and friends are invited to continue a celebration of his life at Tonno Restaurant, 175 North Ave, Wakefield at 6 PM after the services at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers, kindly consider making a donation to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place, W 6th floor, Brookline MA 02445