Salvatore Paolucci Jr.January 11, 1930 ~ September 14, 2017 (age 87)
Salvatore J. Paolucci, Jr. age 87, lifelong resident of Quincy passed away on September 14th, 2017 at the V.A. Hospice in Brockton after an 8 year courageous battle with cancer.
Sal was born on January 11, 1930 in Quincy to Adelina (Romano) and Salvatore J. Paolucci, Sr. who immigrated from L’Aquila, Italy. He attended Quincy Trade School and graduated from the Bricklayers Apprentice School. He was a 69 year member of the Bricklayers Union Local 52.
Sal was a veteran of the US Army and served during the Korean War. A member of the South Shore Radio Control Model Airplane Club, and a devoted parishioner of St. Joseph’s Parish in Quincy.
Sal’s interests were hard work, building model airplanes, Foxwoods, food (especially pasta), but most of all his love for his family which was bigger than the world!
For 64 years Sal was the beloved husband of Lorrayne (Perry) Paolucci and the devoted father of Perry J. Paolucci of Randolph and Laura J. Jennette and her husband Paul of Weymouth. Loving grandfather (yaya) to two Grandsons, Ryan Jennette of Bridgewater and Shawn Jennette of Weymouth. He leaves two sisters Bette Tocco of Brockton, Connie Cappellini and her husband Alfred of Weymouth. Sister-in-laws, Rosalie Paolucci of Quincy. Brother-in-law Robert Perry and wife Lois. Brother to the late Angelina Zambruno, Anthony Paolucci, Bernard Paolucci, Anna Paolucci, Jeanne Peruzzi, Albert Paolucci and Robert Paolucci. Sal had many dear nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces and 5 Godchildren.
Relatives and friends are respectively invited to attend a Celebration of Life at St. Joseph’s Church, 550 Washington St. in Quincy on Saturday, September 23rd at 11:00am. Interment following at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to South Shore Hospice in Weymouth or the V.A. Hospice in Brockton. Sal’s family wishes to thank Dana Farber in Weymouth, South Shore Hospice in Weymouth and the V.A. Hospice in Brockton for all their loving care he was given. You were all his angels!
Following the interment, a collation to celebrate his life will be held at the Sons of Italy, 120 Quarry St. in Quincy.