Dominic F. Caristi, 85 of Boston passed away on July 26, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Patricia, his four children, Frank Caristi, Kimberly Leonard, Timothy (Donna) Ritter and Teri (Todd) Pratt, his grandchildren, Travis Ethington, Tristen Copper, Jessica (David) Perry, William and Kendra Ritter, Tyler, Trent, Troy and Teagen Pratt, his Great Granddaughter, Lyla Ethington, his sister Mary Levoy and many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Leonard Caristi and his mother and father, Frank and Helen Caristi.
Mr. Caristi was honorably discharged from the United States Army for honest and faithful service as a Corporal and very proud Korean War Veteran.
Mr. Caristi owned and operated his Antique furniture restoration business in Boston for over 60 years, originally known as Frank D Caristi & Sons with his late father and brother, and later known as Dominic F. Caristi, until he retired. He was a member of Dudley Main Streets Association and worked with Madison Park Development to help restore the community of Roxbury. Upon retiring, he spent his summers in Boston and his winters at his home in Sun Lakes Country Club in Arizona. He enjoyed boating and traveling through the United States, Italy and Europe.
Mr. Caristi will have a memorial service on August 8, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02171. A reception will follow at Hibernian Hall in the main ballroom, 184 Dudley Street, Roxbury 02109
In lieu of flowers, Mr. Caristi has requested donations be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118. When making a donation, please include Mr. Caristi’s name.