Angelo “Gelo” J. Macinanti

October 10, 2002

U.S. Veteran

US Army

World War II Veteran

Macinanti – in Woburn, Thursday, October 10th, Angelo “Gelo??? J. beloved husband of Natalie T. (Abreu) Macinanti. Devoted father of Sheila Kula and her husband John of Woburn and Angelo Jr. and his wife Zita of Lowell. Dear brother of Anthony Macinanti of Winchester, Louis, Richard, and Raymond Macinanti all of Woburn, Mary Mancuso, Viola Kray, Jean Abreu, Mildred Tortorella and the late Mimma Maurer and Vienna DeSalvo. Loving grandfather of John Jr. and Stephanie Kula, Christine Kula Lapointe, Brian Macinanti and three great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday,October 15th at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Doantions may be made in Gelo’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 36 Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140. Army Veteran WWII.

OBITUARY:

Angelo “Gelo??? J. Macinanti a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 10th after a long illness. The beloved husband of Natalie T. (Abreu) Macinanti, he was 76 years of age. Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Antonio And Esterina (Fedeli) Macinanti. He was raised and educated in Woburn and attended Woburn High School. After completing his education, he worked with his father before entering the Army in 1944 and served in the Military Police. Upon his return from military service, he was employed at Beggs & Cobbs. He later worked at Stowe-Woodward in Newton, where he manufactured bowling balls and eventually worked for Jerguson Gauge & Valve Company in Burlington as a machinist.

After he retired, he continued to work for Kevlin Manufacturing and then Laser Star of Woburn repairing cartridges. “Gelo??? as he was affectionately known, was devoted to his family and friends. He and his beloved wife Natalie of fifty-four years, traveled to Las Vegas yearly for twenty years. They also enjoyed bus excursions to Foxwoods. Gelo was an avid sportsman, a lover of fishing, hunting, bowling and golf. He also coached the White Sox Little League Team for which his grandson “JJ??? played. Famous for his gardening, he grew tomatoes and and every year organized an annual “Arlington Street block party???, when friends would guess the weight of his prize winning pumpkin, the winner taking it home.

He was also a member of the South End Italian Club of Woburn.

Gelo was predeceased by his sisters, Mimma Maurer and Vienna DeSalvo.

In addition to his wife Natalie, he is survived by his daughter, Sheila Kula and her husband John of Woburn, his son Angelo Jr. and his wife Zita of Lowell, his brothers Anthony of Winchester, Louis, Richard and Raymond, his sisters Mary Mancuso, Viola Kray, Jean Abreu and Mildred Tortorella all of Woburn, his grandchildren, John Jr. and Stephanie Kula, Christine Kula LaPointe and Brian Macinanti, three great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, October 15th at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn.

Donations may be made in Gelo’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 36 Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140.

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  1. GELO,
    SANDY AND I ARE SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR FATHER. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH
    YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

    JIM AND SANDRA ANDERSON
    1415 MAIN ST #274
    DUNEDIN,FL.
    34698

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