WAKEFIELD — Pasquale M. “Pat” Guerriero, 78, died on Friday, April 17 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.

Born in Everett, May 10, 1936, he was the son of the late Anthony and Maria (Napolitano) Guerriero.

Pat was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1954. He was a retired policeman for the city of Everett. He was a long-time Everett resident before moving to Wakefield. He was a member of the Malden YMCA for over 50 years. He enjoyed baseball, reading and spending time with his family.

Pat was the husband of Florence (Bisesti) Guerriero. He was the loving father of Lisa Vaccaro and her husband Steven of Lynnfield, and the brother of Olympia Mastracola and Catherine Cardello, both of Everett, Nicholas Guerriero of Revere and the late Dominic Guerriero and Phyllis DiSessa. He is also survived by his three grandchildren: Anthony, Steven and Lauren.

His funeral service will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at 7 p.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Thursday prior to the service from 4 to 7 p.m.