Methuen — Alfred DiZoglio, 86, of Methuen, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at Sutton Hill Nursing Center. He was born in Lawrence and was the son of the late Angelo and Providenza (Carabello) DiZoglio.
Alfred was a successful businessman in the valley. As an entrepreneur, he was President of Modern Painting Service and developed a number of successful real estate ventures including the redevelopment of the Clover Hill Hospital in Lawrence. He retired at the age of 55. After retirement, he split time between Florida and Methuen and enjoyed golf, boating, traveling and most of all, spending time with his family. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and enlisted towards the end of World War II and served for four years. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and a member of The Sons of Italy, Lodge 902. He will be missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Lucille (Quinn) DiZoglio of Methuen; his loving children, Dennis A. DiZoglio and his wife, Barbara of Methuen, Maryellen DeMarco and her husband, James of Methuen, and Lisa Fiorentino and her husband, Joseph of Groton; as well as seven loving grandchildren, Sara Bither, Rebecca DiZoglio, Lauren Gianino, Amanda DeMarco, Cathryn DeMarco, Brianna Fiorentino, and Joshua Fiorentino; and two great-grandchildren, Abigail and Emily Bither. He is also survived by his brothers, John DiZoglio of Methuen and Joseph DiZoglio and his wife, Helen of Peabody, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Louis DiZoglio and Raymond DiZoglio; and his sister, Angelina Bova DeCorpo.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours on Friday, May 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. His funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel/St. Theresa’s Church, 22 Plymouth St., Methuen. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Mausoleum in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA, 02472, or www.alz.org/manh.
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