Joseph "Joe D" DiFronzo

September 20, 1936June 22, 2019
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Joseph “Joe D” DiFronzo of Boston’s North End passed away surrounded by his family on June 22, 2019. He is the beloved son of the late Joseph and Edith (Tramonte) DiFronzo. Loving husband of Joanne (Pietroforte) DiFronzo. Cherished father of Joseph DiFronzo of Milford, Dino DiFronzo and his wife Patricia of the North End, Carl DiFronzo and his wife Kimberley of Medford and the late Edie Jo DiFronzo. Adored grandfather of Stefanie Fodera and her husband Giuseppe, Dino DiFronzo Jr. and his fiancée Maria, Carlo DiFronzo and Sofia DiFronzo; great-grandfather of Matteo Fodera & Massimo Fodera. Dear brother of Angelo DiFronzo of Boston and Ella Verrochi of Roslindale. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm in the Waterman-Langone Funeral Home, 580 Commercial St., Boston, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Leonard Church, 320 Hanover St., Boston on Thursday at 10am. To join procession to church, please be at funeral home by 9am. Services will conclude with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, June 27, 2019


Joseph "Joe D" DiFronzo

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roseann giacalone

June 27, 2019

To Joanne, Dino and Family, I am so sorry for your loss, my sincerest condolences to all of you. He will truly be missed, he was a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

mano schreiber

June 26, 2019

Joann, Dino and family with great sadness I heard down here in Florida the passing of my friend Joe , in my thoughts and prayers
R. I.P. friend.