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METHUEN -- George A. Torromeo, Sr., 79, of Methuen passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Methuen and was the son of the late Henry and Edith (Wilson) Torromeo.
George was raised in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. After graduating he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a teller at local banks and later as a heavy equipment operator for Torromeo Industries and George Cairns and Sons.
George was a member and Past Commander of the D.A.V. Chapter #2 of Lawrence, Past Chairman of Methuen Disabilities Commission and a long standing member of the East End Civics Association.
George was predeceased by his beloved wife, Clarice G. (Miele) Torromeo, and step-father, Charles Gangi.
He is survived by his sons, George A. Torromeo, Jr. and his wife, Laura of Methuen and Peter A. Torromeo of Virginia; brother, Henry Torromeo and his wife, Janice of Methuen; sisters, Edith Leone, Carol Gangi and Frances Boesel, all of Arizona; step-grandson, Robert Bucknam of Methuen; nieces and nephews, Brenda Torromeo of Methuen, Bruce Torromeo and his wife, Debbie of North Hampton, N.H., Paula Beebe and her husband, Chris of Brentwood, N.H., Lauren Miele of Danvers, Holly Taylor and her husband, Michael of Iowa, and Doctor Robin Dylesky of California; brother-in-law, Peter Miele, Jr. and his wife, Jean of North Reading; and many great nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Wednesday, December 20, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Disabled American Veterans Association, Paralyzed American Veterans or the Multiple Sclerosis Society. For directions or to send condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.
Published on December 18, 2017
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