John  Papa

John P. Papa

Tuesday, July 8th, 1930 - Friday, June 19th, 2020
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John R. Papa, 89 years of age, of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End and West End, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at home.

Cherished son of the late Antonio and Josephine (DeBlasio) Papa. Beloved husband of Loretta (Gigante) Papa. Loving father of Debra Gonzalez and her husband Julio and the late John J. Papa and Dan Papa and his surviving wife Gina Papa. Adored grandfather of Thomas and Daniel Ryan and John, Michael, Christopher, Dan, Anthony, Angela, and Anthony Papa. Cherished great-grandfather of 8. Caring brother of the late Frank, Rocco, Lena, Rose, Nicky, Vinny and Sammy. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

John was a member of the Pipefitters Local 537 and also worked at the Revere Public Library. He is a Korean War Army Veteran.

Family and friends will honor John’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street REVERE on Tuesday morning from 9AM to 11AM followed by a private Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church in Revere. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford, MA.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
    Beechwood Funeral Home
    262 Beach Street
    REVERE, MA 02151
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  • Service

    Immaculate Conception Church Revere
    133 Beach Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Funeral Mass is Private
  • Interment

    Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford MA


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Leo & Ashley Lyons

Posted at 03:55pm
We are thinking of you during this difficult...
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June Papa

Posted at 02:03pm
So sorry for Uncle Johnny’s passing. He will be remembered in our hearts always. Will miss his great smile. Thoughts and prayers to Auntie Loretta and family.

June Papa, Kimberley and Terry Lindof

Posted at 01:21pm
Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Love always
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Linda Scalfani

Posted at 01:11pm
I am so very sorry this is the last Papa

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Posted at 10:59am
Love, John, Jini, Michael, Kelly, Christopher, Catrina, Anthony, and Emily.
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