Albert B. Renzella passed away on October 4, 2022. He was 96 years old.
Born and raised in Malden, Albert was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in WWII. He worked as a machinist for J.W. Moore Machine Co. in Everett for many years. Albert was an avid golfer, playing in a senior league well into his early 90’s. He was also an active member of the church, serving as head usher at St. Joseph’s parish every Sunday. Albert enjoyed taking trips to the casino with his loved ones, maintaining his robust garden and sitting down for dinner every evening with his family.
Albert was the husband of the late Jennie (Spinazzola) Renzella. He was the son of the late Bartholomew and Elizabeth Renzella. Albert was the beloved father of John Renzella and his wife Judy of Bedford, NH and Susan Pinkham and her husband David of Malden. Albert was preceded in death by his siblings Mary DiGiacomo and her husband Armando, Margaret DiGiacomontonio and her husband Charles, Catherine Drinkwater and her husband Fred, Joseph Renzella and his wife Lillian, Peter Renzella and his wife Carmella, Yolanda DiBattista and her husband Ernest and Frank Renzella and his wife Olympia, and brother in-law of the late Josephine Picillo and her late husband Angelo. He was the cherished grandfather of Jon Renzella and his wife Olivia, Cory Renzella, D.J. Pinkham and his girlfriend Ricki Horne, Nicole Harrison and her husband Chris and Brooke Pinkham and the great-grandfather of Alison Renzella. Albert was the companion of the late Rose Smith and leaves many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main Street, Malden on Tuesday, October 11th at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem Street, Malden at 10am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be on Monday, October 10th from 4-8pm. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Albert’s memory may be made to the New England Center and Home for Veterans at https://nechv.org/ or the American Heart Association at https://www.heart.org/.