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“Dear Teresa, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your husband, Billy. Love, Val and Denise ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Denise DiSpena - Arlington, MA

“Sabrina & family; Melissa & family; Anna Maria & family: Nick and I are deeply saddened by Ottavio's (Bill) passing. He was a great guy and a great...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: santa Magno - Stoneham, MA

“Teresa, Lisa, Dana and family. Teresa, so sorry to hear about your husband. I just found out today. You have been through so much. It's time for...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Papazian - Arlington, MA

“My deepest condolences to the family ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Andrew Mackillop

“My deepest sympathiesDavid John ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“With deepest sympathy to Teresa and Passanisi Families. Great and Wonderful man. love anna and nino ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: anna and nino barone - Medford, MA

“Sabrina, Annamaria, Melissa, Teresa & all the grandchildren. We are sorry to learn of Ottavio's passing. He will now rest in peace. We are...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: donna cordisco - East Boston, MA

“Sabrina and Family, so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear father. He was a wonderful man and loved you all very much. May he rest in peace and...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Jane Cassaro - East Boston, MA

“Ottavio was a long-time, well respected member of the Augusta Boston Club/Augusta Fraternal Associates. He will be dearly missed by all his brother...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Joseph Morello - Friend

“Our deepest condolences. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Betty Zagami - Arlington, MA

“To the family of a great man who was loved not just by you but by many:Our deepest condolences to all of you. His personality & laughter would make...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Greco David Hayes - Peabody, MA

“Teresa you have lost the love of your life. Ottavio will always be the love in your heart.Love,Giacomo & Rhonda ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Rhonda Dirado - Belmont, MA

“Teresa you have lost the love of your life. Ottavio will always be the love in your heartLove, Giacomo & Rhonda ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Rhonda Dirado - Belmont, MA

“Teresa,The love of your life has passed, but the love in your heart for your wonderful husband will always be with you. He loved you unconditionally...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Rhonda Dirado - Belmony, MA

“Teresa: We are very sorry for your great loss. We will miss Ottavio very much. He was a great friend! We will always cherish the good times we...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Santa Magno - Stoneham, MA

“Melissa,I'm thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. I didn't know your father but I often think you can know a person if you know...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Ann O'Callaghan - Winchester, MA

Ottavio "Billy" Passanisi of Stoneham passed away on August 13, 2016 at age 74. Ottavio was the beloved husband of Maria T. (DiRado) Passanisi and the late Anna Maria (Saia) Passanisi. Devoted father of Sabrina Casciato and her husband Anthony, Anna Maria Daniels and Melisa Thorne and her husband Christopher. Ottavio is also survived by Maria's children Lisa and Dana Bottega. Loving grandfather of Matteo, Ottavio, Christopher, Marisa, Christina and Maria's grandchildren Nicolette Sergeant and Maximus Rittersdorf. Brother of Sebastiana Ventura and her husband Giuseppe, Giuseppe Passanisi and his wife Rose Marie, Carmela Pustizzi and her husband Salvatore, Angelo Passanisi, Sebastiano Passanisi and his wife Lois, The late Leonardo, Domenic and Salvatore Passanisi and Stella Saia. Ottavio is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Ottavio was the dear son of the late Salvatore Passanisi and Carmela (Carrabino) Passanisi. Billy was a member of the Appian Club of Stoneham for many years and also served as the club President.

Funeral form the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM Wednesday, August 17th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Ottavio's Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Tuesday, August 16th from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available.

Please consider making donations in Ottavio's memory to his grandchildren's scholarship fund care of Eastern Bank 163 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 02180 care of Anna Maria Daniels.

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