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“Kim,I am so sorry to read of your Dad's passing. May all the wonderful memories you have help you in the days ahead. Thinking of you and sorry I...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Patty Bertrand - BIllerica, MA

“So Sorry to hear about your dad Kim and wish I could have come to see you . I remember your Dad and a story comes to mind that is kind of funny but I...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Leslie Baker -Manzella - Hooksett, NH

“A nicer man you could not ever ask for. A gentleman and a very friendly, outgoing guy. R.I.P.Steve Keenan ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Steve Keenan - North Andover, MA

“Wish I could be with my family as my brother Vinnie's life is celebrated . OurPhone calls and your letters meant soMuch to me and I'll miss our talks...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Boudreau - Baton Rouge, LA

“My dad was my hero, there's a saying a father is a daughter's first love and that is what he was for me. He was always supportive, caring and loving....Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: KIMBERLY CARLL - Raymond, ME

“Vin was a kind, caring, gentle man. I'm honored to be his son-in-law. When I lost my Dad, Vin filled such a hole in my life. Family was everything to...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Bob Keenan - Somerville, MA

“The best memories of Vinnie I have are of our childhood from raising chickens on Felton Street to shining shoes in Pop's shop. We swam in the...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Richard Oliveri - Waltham, MA

“Very sorry for your loss... My Dad and I knew Vinny from the YMCA in Waltham.Such a kind, friendly man and a hard worker. We would see Vinny at...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa Taddeo - Waltham

“We will all miss you comming in to the childwatch room with a big happy smile and seeing all the children playing ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jacqueline Brady - Waltham, MA

“Diane and I will always treasure the good times with Vinnie and Bev at the beach in Old Orchard. Summers won't be the same. Vinnie was a kind,...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Young - SAUGUS, MA

“To Kathy and the entire Oliveri family. I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was such a special guy. So friendly, always smiling and a real...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kathie Keenan - Reading, MA

Waltham – Mr. Vincent Oliveri, of Waltham, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his home. He was 84.

Vin was born in Waltham on August 5, 1933, a son of the late Salvatore and Delia (Biondo) Oliveri, and had been a lifelong resident. A 1952 graduate of Waltham High School he served with the United States Army during the Korean War.

In October, 1957 he married Beverly A. Regan in Saint Mary's Church and the couple made Waltham their lifelong home. For forty years Vin worked as a manufacturing supervisor at the Raytheon Company and after retiring from that job he took up a second career as a fitness instructor at the Waltham YMCA. After seventeen years he retired from that job a month ago.

Vin was a man of varied interests . . . he will long be remembered for his mastery of being able to greet friends and strangers in languages heard around the globe and was a talented trumpet player in his youth. He enjoyed jazz and classical music and made family summer vacations memorable with yearly visits to Old Orchard Beach's Ocean Park in Maine.

In addition to his wife of sixty years, Beverly, he leaves his children, Kimberly M. Carll (Steven) of Raymond, Maine, Stephen V. Oliveri (Paula) of Waltham, Lisa A. Morris (Michael) of Billerica, Brian M. Oliveri (Chon) of Billerica and Kathleen D. Keenan (Robert) of Somerville; his grandchildren, Nathaniel Carll, Courtney Lilly, Lindsay Monack, Erica and Stephanie Oliveri, Molly, Jake, Dylan and Tyler Morris, Emma Oliveri and Zachary and Patrick Keenan; his great-grandchildren, Emmett and James Carll and Baker Lilly; his brother and sisters, Richard Oliveri of Waltham, Virginia LaCour of Gretna, Louisiana and Carol Bourdreau of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Vincent's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, January 15th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. (