Published in the July 15, 2016 edition

DelGreco-obit-webMELROSE — Pasquale DelGreco, 84, of Melrose, passed away on July 10.

He was born in Orsogna, Italy on Nov. 10, 1931 to Nicolo and Maria (Sansiviere) DelGreco.

Pasquale served in the Italian military as a topographer. At the age of 28 he emigrated from Italy to the United States. In 1959 he married Rose Pittella and the two spent 51 years of marriage together until Rose’s death.

Pasquale was also a member of Orsogna Plaza in Everett.

He was the beloved husband of the late Rose (Pittella) DelGreco. He was the father of Phyllis Martignetti and her husband Domenic of Nashua, N.H. and Nicholas DelGreco and his wife Patricia of Peabody.

A graveside service was held at Wyoming Cemetery, 205 Sylvan St., Melrose on Thursday, July 14, at 11 a.m.

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