Louis Di Benedetto, 90 years of age, of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021.Cherished son of the late Ralph and Maria (Vassallo) DiBenedetto.
Beloved husband of the late Giuditta “Judy” (Polcari) DiBenedetto. Loving father of Louis DiBenedetto and his wife Joyce, Peter DiBenedetto, Tommy DiBenedetto and his wife Patty, Robert DiBenedetto and companion Kristen Irving and Maria DiBenedetto. Adored grandfather of Jared, Christian, Brittany, Mary, Tommy, Elizabeth, and Tiana. Dear brother of the late Vincent and Clara DiBenedetto. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. Louis was the late proprietor of Lou’s Donuts Shop in Orient Heights East Boston, and Affiliate of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor.
Family and friends will honor Louis’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “ Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St. Revere on Thursday, February 11, from 4PM to 8PM and again at 8:30AM Friday morning before leaving in procession to St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop Street in Winthrop for a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10AM. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett, MA. Louis served his Country during the Korean War in the U.S. Marine Corps.
In lieu of flowers please send donations in Louis’s name to New England Center and Home for Veterans, 17 Court St. Unit 2601 Boston, MA 02108.
Face masks must be worn at all times and social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home and Church. 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.