Obituary of Angelo P. 'Pete' Aspesi
World War II Veteran
ANGELO P. "Pete" ASPESI - in Woburn, Monday, January 30th at ninety six years of age. Beloved husband of Margaret (LaSpina) Aspesi. Cherished father of Carol Aspesi, her husband Mitchel Sidd of Vermont and Peter Aspesi, his wife Joanne of NC. Loving brother of Louise Thomas, her late husband Alfred, Edith McGinnis her husband Fred and Edmund Rappazini, his late wife Rose. Devoted grandfather of Peter Aspesi Jr., of Melrose and Christina Aspesi of NC. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass, in St Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, Saturday, February 11th at 10 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Please at the families request, in lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in "Pete's" memory to the Woburn Veteran's, 144 School Street, Woburn, MA. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.
Angelo P. "Pete" Aspesi passed away at the Care One Wilmington, Monday, January 30th after a brief illness. The beloved husband of Margaret (LaSpina) Aspesi he was ninety six yearsof age. Born in Boston he was the son of immigrant parents from Italy, the late Julio and Paulette (Paola Senaldi) Aspesi. Pete spent some years in Dorchester and had moved to Roxbury, where he graduated from Roxbury High School in 1940. Following high school Pete enlisted in the United States Army, where he served his country proudly during World War II. Pete was also the very proud recipient of the Purple Heart for his unbelieveable bravery in the Army Air Corps.
Upon his return home he was introduced to the woman of his dreams through her sister, whom he knew. Well, it truly was love at first sight! They married and have journeyed together over sixty six years, side by side, hand in hand. They began their journey together living in the South End of Boston surrounded by good neighbors and friends
Pete had secured himself a position with Admiral Television where he remained for a while, Rockwell, and then United States Post Office where he remained for over a decade. He had also for thirty years worked part time for a parts dept delivery from Charlestown to Medford.
Pete throughout his life time was always very upbeat and positive! He so enjoyed time spent with his family and doing for them. Although there where different roadblocks along life's journey Pete remained focused and strong.
When he retired he volunteered at the Rehab., where he brought a big smile, happy disposition and often a song to cheer up those who were on the road to recovery. Pete did this for over ten years several times a week. Pete truly was an extra ordinary man. throughout his lifetime he kept a very strong moral compass, with a most compassionate and adventerous spirit, which Pete passed right along to his children and grandchildren. He touched the hearts of many.