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Michael R. Tirella, Jr.
November 18, 2022


Michael R. Tirella, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 18th. He was 63. Raised and educated in Revere, Michael was the son of Michael and the late Lenore (Merullo) Tirella. A longtime member of Local 22, Michael worked on many major construction projects in the Boston area. He was a devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend. In his spare time Michael enjoyed time with family and friends, and also enjoyed fishing.

In addition to his father, Michael leaves his beloved wife, Darnell T. (Testa) Tirella. He also leaves his beloved children Richard M., Michael C., and Lenore L. Tirella, all of Medford. The dear brother of the late Christopher J. and David C. Tirella, Michael was the uncle of Nicole Tirella and was a devoted son-in-law of Richard and Lois Testa.

Michael’s funeral will be from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, Saturday, November 26th at 8:30 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Raphael Church, 512 High Street, Medford, at 9:30 AM. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family on Friday 4 - 8 PM.

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Dello Russo Funeral Service
306 Main Street
Medford, MA 02155