Victor G. Ausilio – a longtime resident of Woburn, died unexpectedly, September 21st at the age of seventy-eight. He was the beloved husband of 50 years to the late Barbara (Austin) Ausilio.
Victor was raised in the West End of Boston, with his late parents, Ignatsios and Josephine (Tringale) Ausilio, and his younger brother James Ausilio who passed away in 2011. He and his family moved to Medford, and lived on Ellis Avenue while he attended high school.
In his younger days Victor loved working on cars and was an avid automobile enthusiast. After graduating from high school, he joined the US Army where he served actively for 2 years.
Years later Victor became a barber and eventually opened Vic’s Barber Shop on Summer Street in Arlington, which he owned and operated for many years. Vic’s Barber Shop was a staple on Summer Street until closing in the late 1990’s. He was a barber for over 50 years and after closing his shop, worked for CountrySide Barber Shop in Lexington until retiring.
Victor was married to his late wife and best friend, Barbara for over 50 years, whom he grew up on the same street as. Together they raised their son Victor with love and support. After the birth of his son, Victor returned to the service as a member of the 94th Arcom where he served for 26 years. He was fond of his service and valued the friends he met along the way.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, Emma and Christopher and enjoyed watching and spending time with them, He had a great sense of humor and was very knowledgeable on many topics, often able to answer the Final Jeopardy questions.
After the loss of his wife in April of 2020, Victor spent much time with his son and his family, often stopping over for lunch. He also enjoyed going out for breakfast and exploring and trying new restaurants.
Victor is survived and will be deeply missed by his son Victor G. Ausilio Jr, his wife Alicia and adored grandfather of Emma and Christopher, all of Billerica. Dear brother of the late James S. Ausilio. Victor is also survived by several loving cousins and dear friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects from 11 a.m. – 12 noon on Friday, September 24th at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn. A graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. in Woodbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Victor’s name to the National Kidney Foundation 209 W Central St, Natick, MA 01760