Enjoyed golfing, gardening, cooking and spending time with family
WAKEFIELD — Alfred Martino, age 97, of Wakefield, formerly of Malden, died on Saturday July 30, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Wakefield on December 15, 1924 and was the son of the late Antonio and Camilla Martino.
Alfred was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School. After high school, he enlisted in the Navy. He served four years on The USS Bunker Hill. Alfred was a retired Pattern Maker for Converse Rubber Co. He enjoyed golfing, gardening, cooking, and spending time with his family.
He was the beloved husband of the late Velma (Santoro) Martino. He was the loving father of Paul Martino of Wellesley, Linda O’Brien and her husband David of Malden and Jean D’Addario and her husband Jack of Peabody. He was the brother of the late Jean, Helen, Marie, Violet, Frank, James, David, Billy and Dominic. Alfred is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kristen, Jason, Paula, Michael, Kelly, John and Mark, nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday morning prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. For guestbook/directions www.mcdonaldfs.com.