U.S. Army veteran worked for Polaroid

GLOUCESTER — Angelo DeGiovanni, 95, of Gloucester, formerly of Lynnfield, died on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at the Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester.

Born in Boston on Nov. 28, 1928, he was the son of the late Giusseppi and Antonietta (Petruzzelli) DeGiovanni. Angelo moved to Rome, Italy at the age of three, where he was educated and graduated high school in 1946. Following graduation, he returned to Boston and was drafted into the U.S. Army. Angelo had a distinguished career as a machinist with Polaroid before his retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed being a ham radio operator.

Angelo was the beloved husband of the late Anna (DeSanto) DeGiovanni. He was the loving father of Linda Baker and her husband, Mark, of East Brunswick, New Jersey; Janet Tobin and her husband, Daniel, of Gloucester; Joseph DeGiovanni of Georgetown; Richard DeGiovanni of Gloucester; and Annmarie Pendola and her husband, Michael, of Reading. He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Catherine, Nicholas, Christopher, Michael, Julia and William. He was preceded in death by his 11 siblings.

His funeral service was held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday, June 7, 2024. Visitation for relatives and friends were held at the funeral home prior to the service. Interment followed at Forest Hill Cemetery in Lynnfield.  To sign the guestbook, visit mcdonaldfs.com.