Mr. Salvatore Magro

  • Born: February 8, 1934
  • Died: February 10, 2019
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Salvatore Magro, 85, beloved husband of Concetta (Gendusa) Magro, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019, surrounded by his family. Born in Chiusa Sclafani, Sicily, he is the son of the late Ignazio and Maria Magro.

Salvatore grew up in Liguria, Northern Italy and came to the United States in 1957. He married his loving wife Connie in 1972 and they raised their family in Reading. Salvatore was a cobbler by trade then worked for 25 years for Western Union. Upon retirement, he then worked at the United States Postal Service for 18 years as a clerk. Salvatore was a hardworking man, an avid gardener and was devoted to his family. He was a parishonier of St. Agnes Church in Reading and a member of the Italian American Club and the Appian Club of Stoneham. He will be missed by his family and many friends.

In addition to being the beloved husband of Concetta (Gendusa) Magro, he is the father of Rosemarie Furey and her husband Jim, Stephan Magro and his wife Nicolle and Erica Cahill and her husband Andy. The cherished grandfather of Michael and Liam Furey, Viola and Luca Magro and Saoirse Cahill, Salvatore was the beloved brother of Emma Magro and the late Alberto, Guiseppe and Emmanuele Magro, along with uncle to many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Salvatore's Eternal Life will be held on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 10:30am in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., READING. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Interment Charles Lawn Memorial Park, Reading.

Please consider making donations in Salvatore's memory to St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., Reading, MA 01867 or to the Appian Club, 100 Fallon Rd., Stoneham, MA 02180.

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Condolence & Memory Journal


Dearest Connie and entire Magro family,

we hold Compare Sammy in our hearts and prayers and will remember his infectious and sweet smile always. May all the great memories you shared together in life help you during this time. We love you all!
Fausto, Vittoria and Family

Posted by Vittoria Petruzziello - North Haven, CT - family   March 12, 2019

Dear Connie:
My thoughts & prayers are with you & all your family during this very difficult time.
Sam is at rest with no more pain & suffering. Cherish all your wonderful memories forever in your hearts!
God Bless!
With sympathy & friendship,

Posted by Janet Bloom - Wakefield, MA - Friend   February 15, 2019

To the Magro family,
Our deepest sympathies. We send you lots of love and good thoughts during this difficult time.
Love, Hannah, Steve, James and Finn McCarthy

Posted by Hannah McCarthy - Framingham, MA - Family   February 15, 2019

Dear Connie and family,
I was saddened to hear of your loss. Thinking of each of you at this most difficult time.
The Doherty Family (Russ, Deb, Mandy, Merry & Shannon)

Posted by Deb Doherty - Reading, MA - Neighbor   February 14, 2019

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