Joseph C. Mazzola passed away in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the age of 99, just a few months short of his 100th birthday. Raised in East Boston, he was the son of Sebastiano and Nicolina (Giugno) Mazzola. Joe worked in the garment industry before his retirement. A resident of Medford and Stoneham for many years, Joe lived his retirement years in Florida. At his condo, Joe had many close friends and enjoyed playing cards with them and preparing awesome meals for them to enjoy. Though in Florida he stayed close to his family and looked forward to their frequent visits to Florida.
The beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Giarusso) Mazzola, who passed away 1991, he was a devoted father to Sebastian J. Mazzola and his wife Jacqline of Florida, Philip J. Mazzola and his wife Roberta of Carlisle, Ann Marie Carlson of Littleton and her late husband Craig. He was a loving grandfather to five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and a dear brother of Lucille Barengo of California and her late husband Kenneth, the late Ciro and Philip Mazzola. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are kindly invited to visit at the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, Monday, August 26th, from 11 AM thru 2 PM with a prayer service at 2. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.