Giovanni Tranfaglia, of Medford, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, September 17th. He was 88. Born and raised in Mirabella Eclano, Avellino, Italy, he was the cherished son of the late Alessandro and Maria Carmine (Grieco) Tranfaglia.
Giovanni loved to spend time with his family. He especially loved spending time with his five grandchildren. Giovanni's family was his pride and joy, they were his world. He was a proud, caring man, who was good-natured.
Giovanni was the beloved husband of Lina (DeSimone) Tranfaglia. He was the devoted father of Maria Guarini and her husband Mark, Sandra Tranfaglia and her fiancé Matthew LaBerge and Joan Stein and her husband Steven, all of North Andover. He was the loving Papa of John, Samantha, AJ, Alyssa and Jordan.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit with Giovanni’s family on Wednesday, September 23rd, from 9 to 10 AM with social distancing protocols, at the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Clement Church, 71 Warner St., Medford, at 10:30 AM. Services will conclude with entombment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Giovanni to St. Clement Parish, 71 Warner St. Medford, MA 02155.