Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Addonizio Jr.

July 29, 2017

Joseph A.  ‘Joe’  Addonizio Jr.

JOSEPH A. “JOE” ADDONIZIO, JR. – of Woburn, July 29th, thirty five years of age. Beloved husband of Jamie L. (Whittaker) Addonizio of Woburn. Lovingly devoted father of Brennan and Ella Addonizio of Woburn. Cherished son of Joseph A. Addonizio, Sr. his wife Nancy of Melrose and Arlen (Weitzman) Schultz, her husband Rick of New Hampshire. Dear brother of Nicole Dieuseul, husband Rony of Malden, Casey and Katie Addonizio both of Melrose. Dear son-in-law of James Whittaker, his wife Jean of Maine, and brother-in-law of Marc Whittaker, his wife Sarah of Marblehead and Kyle Whittaker of Maine. Special uncle to William and Lily Whittaker of Marblehead and Vada Whittaker of Maine. Joe was a dedicated coach in Woburn. He coached his son in Woburn Youth Hockey, Little League and Flag Football. In addition to coaching, he loved to watch his daughter dance and horseback ride. However, most important, his greatest achievement was being a dedicated father, husband and a role model to his children and siblings. When Joe was able to get away from his busy coaching schedule, he enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing, or just about any other adventure with his family. Joe also enjoyed riding on his motorcycle, playing the drums, and a weekly skate in a men’s hockey league. Joe had a contagious laugh that could light up the room. He enjoyed spending time with his many friends and close family. Joe valued those close to him and would always be willing to lend a helping hand to friends and family in need. Joe attended Northeast Vocational High School and has been a licensed electrician for fifteen years and most recently worked at Tocco Building Systems as an Assistant Manager. Joe will be greatly missed by all the lives that he has touched. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Wednesday, August 2nd, 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home, Thursday morning, August 3rd at 10. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Joseph’s honor to the Joseph A. Addonizio Jr. Children’s Trust, Eagle Bank, 8 Essex Center Drive, Peabody, MA 01960, Attn: Heather Wetterneck.

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  1. Chris P.O. Hunte

    What a great person that has the most too soon I love you man and you will be missed

  2. From the moment that I met you
    First grade to be exact
    I knew that you would be my boy
    I knew you had my back

    Every time we got in trouble
    Every time we got attacked
    I had yours, and you had mine
    We had each others backs

    From hanging at your house
    Bowdoin street or by the tracks
    The mount , we had our keggers
    And you always had my back

    I remember when I was homeless
    Your door was opened in a flash
    you never let me sleep in the cold
    You always had my back

    I remember when my Sarah died
    I believe a few years had passed
    yet in a flash the whole crew was there
    I knew you had my back

    The last time that I saw you
    We cried we hugged and laughed
    We reminisced about the good times’
    you said “I’ll always have your back”

    I can’t believe your gone now
    I don’t want to face the fact
    I don’t want to see this world without you
    I want to know you have my back

    Your family is so beautiful
    A great father to thank for that
    You will continue to grow inside of them
    Because I know you have their backs

    Heavens gained a good one
    there’s no doubt about that
    Every angel a little safer
    Because Joey’s got their back

  3. Dear Arlen and family,
    My deepest sympathy for the tragic loss of your wonderful son Joey. I remember how talented he was as a child, and how his grandmother Irene always adored her sweet, grandson. My prayers and thoughts are with you now and always. I am here for.
    Love,
    Tina Amorim and family

  4. Joey, for whatever reason God called you home way to early. He has his reasons I guess. My heart is so heavy I can’t get you off my mind. Phil and I watched you grow up to become the man, the husband, the father we always knew you would be. You are truly going to be missed by many many people. Our prayers are going out to the Addonizio Family, his extended family, may God help them all through this trying time.

    Love Helen and Phil Ciulla

  5. Sorry for the loss of such a young man He was a funny guy and will be missed. My best to his family.

  6. Dearest J –
    I love you. That you, Ella and Brennan have to bare this this pain and suffering, know that we are here for you and your loved ones. Joe was sweet and special, more so because of your love and life together. Anything you need honey, just say the word. In our thoughts and prayers forever. Jen & Ernie

  7. Jamie and family, I just got the news before noon 7/29. I am so very sorry that this has happened to such a nice guy. Paul and I send our most sincere condolences to you all. We will keep you in our prayers.
    Love,
    Aunt Elsa

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