- May 25, 1949 - January 23, 2017
- Waltham, Massachusetts
of Aldo's Passing
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“Mrs. Ferranti (Damon & Jason),My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family.You and Mr. Ferranti provided such a safe, warm place for me during...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“Franny, Damon, Jason & Families,We are so sorry and saddened to hear about your loss. Aldo was such a nice man and my fondest memory was when we all...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Judy Scher - The Villages, FL
“Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
3 of 21 | Posted by: Kenneth and Jean Guzzetti - FL
“Dear Carrie and Jason, I am so sorry for your loss! Much too young - much too soon! My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: lori Mazzarelli - Waltham, MA
“Jay I am so very sorry to hear about your loss! You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!
5 of 21 | Posted by: Kenny De Angelo - Cambridge, MA
“Mrs. Ferranti and family - we are so saddened to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless! Ryan, Tammi, John, Nick and...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Tammi Noonan - Waltham, MA
“Dear Franny, Damon and Jason I was so very saddened to hear about your loss. Although it has been many years, I remember Aldo, and all of you fondly...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Lauren Eaton - Canton, MA
“Dear John and Rose we are so sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and family
8 of 21 | Posted by: Carol. Jack Ryan - FL
“Fran, our deepest sympathy and love is sent to you and Damon & Jason and their families. We are extremely saddened with the news of Aldo's sudden...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Ed & Camille O'Brien - Lexington, MA
“Our deepest sympathy to you Franny and all your family.r
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jerry & Marie DiBari - FL
“Franny and the Ferranti family; my deepest condolences on Aldo's passing. It seems like yesterday we were hanging out in Coolidge Sq at Victoria Spa,...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Joe Bucciatelli - Friend
“Dear Fran and family,I am so very sad to learn of your loss. Please know I am thinking of you at this time. With my deepest sympathy,Arlene ...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Arlene Young - Waltham, MA
“So, so sad for you and your family Fran ... our love, thoughts and prayers are with you all.
13 of 21 | Posted by: Sue (Salvucci) Rojee - Attleboro, MA
“Dear Fran, Jason and Damon, I am shocked and saddened at Aldo's passing. I am in St. Maarten so I will not be able to attend the wake and funeral. ...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Patricia Davis - Teacher
“We are so saddened to hear about Al's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Fran, the boys and your families.We all have memories we will...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: RACHEL MAZZUCO - Tampa, FL
“I am so sorry for your family. I was an old STC person. I was in charge of the payroll.. Worked with Al from 1984 til the company closed
16 of 21 | Posted by: Ellie Boucher-Fedele - Waltham, MA
“Our prayers are with your family. A great man will be missed.
17 of 21 | Posted by: Jennifer Smoot - Bonaire, GA
“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you Fran and your family.
18 of 21 | Posted by: Gerri Dean
“My thoughts and prayers are with you.
19 of 21 | Posted by: Don Guzzetti - Watertown, MA
“I'm so saddened by your loss!!! I know it's been a long time but I so wish there was something I could do for you right now! Please let me know if...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Kristy Uttaro - Newton, MA
“No words could express my sorrow in Aldo's passing. Lots of long ago memories come to mind quite often and they always put a smile on my face. One...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Uttaro - Newton, MA
Waltham – Mr. Aldo Ferranti, of Waltham, died Monday, January 23, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He was 67.
Aldo was born in Cambridge on May 25, 1949, a son of Lillian (Westcott) Ferranti and the late Aldo A. Ferranti, and moved as a child with his family to Watertown. He was a 1967 graduate of Watertown High School.
On July 2, 1972 he married his sweetheart, Watertown native Frances Guzzetti, in Saint Theresa's Church. Eleven years later the pair moved to Waltham where they raised their family and have lived since. Until his retirement Aldo worked for forty years as a supervisor for the Standard Thomson Corporation in Waltham.
Aldo took great care of his family and his home. His neighbors can attest that in the good weather his lawn was Fenway Park quality . . . green, lush and sometimes mowed in two directions. He was the go-to guy in the family who not only had the tools but knew how to use them. Aldo could make or repair almost anything.
Around the house music could be heard playing from almost every room and in season he rooted for all the Boston sports teams. Summers were spent enjoying the Cape at Craigville Beach.
And as happy and busy and accomplished as Aldo's life was nothing compared to his joy when his sweethearts, his five granddaughters, walked into the room. The world would stop turning on its axis, projects would pause and the day would turn into "Papa" time.
In addition to his wife of forty-five years, Fran, and his mother, Lillian, Aldo leaves his children, Waltham Fire Lieutenant Damon J. Ferranti and his wife, Dorothy, and Waltham Police Detective Jason D. Ferranti and his wife, Carrie; his granddaughters, Mia, Kaiya, Isabella, Paige and Eliza Ferranti; his brothers, John Ferranti and his wife, Rose, of Florida and Joseph Ferranti and his wife, Mary, of Waltham; his brother and sisters-in-law, George and Teresa Dennison of Watertown and Louisa Wellington of Osterville and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Aldo's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, January 27th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Cambridge Cemetery.