Donald M. Cafazzo

Born: Tue., Dec. 6, 1927
Died: Wed., Jan. 3, 2007

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Donald M. "Danny" Cafazzo Of Everett, January 3. Beloved husband of Rose Falcone. Father of Stephen M., Daniel J. and his wife Carol, and Robert and his wife Rita. Brother of Sally Cincotta and her husband Ed, John and his wife Marion, Lucy Gaston, Anna Jango. Also survived by 4 grandchildren: Cristyn, Kerry-ann, Angela, Robert and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett on Monday, January 8 at 9 am. Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett at 10 am. Relative and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours are Sunday 3-8 pm.. In lieu of flowers donations in Donald's memory may be made to Partners Hospice, 281 Winter St., Suite 200, Waltham, MA 02451. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Late WWII & Korean War Veteran of both the Army and Navy, retired 43 years letter carrier for the US Postal Service, former Associate of Sports world Memorabilia Store, lifetime member of Saugus VFW Post #2346. Rocco, Carr, Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO.

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Kerry-Ann
  
Yep just as I knew it would be. So much time has passed and somehow not much seems easier. I dont miss my Pa less, I dont think of him less,my heart doesnt hurt for my family less, and i certinly dont cry less. Since I dont live in Everett and cant stop by your grave anymore, I just though with the timing and all, this would be a good way to stop and chat with ya Pa. I know you were the one I saw and herd and felt that night coming down Mt.Hood. I think about it all the time, I think about you all the time. I was cleaning and found your Eulogy, of course I read it and the first thing that came to mind was your last birthday. You at the head of the table, bow on your head as always and that big heart warming smile. Pa i miss that, i really miss that. I miss so much about you and us, and regret so much all in the same. Im not looking for a way for things to get easier, because like you I am tough and thick headed. This is how its supposed to be, the pain, the sadness. Ive decided there is no way to experience a loss like this and ever not feel those things. Ive become okay with that.

I love you so much and miss you so much! Id like to think youd be proud of who I am becoming, even if ive lost my way a little bit, I know you still believe and are helping me find it again!!

Rest In Peace

vincent & Linda Falcone
   Posted Fri January 05, 2007
To the Cafazzo Family and friends, Linda and I are deeply saddened by the loss of Uncle Danny. He was a very important person in my life and also in my family. He was my Godfather for my Confirmation; he was like a second father when I was growing up. I remember the time when we had season tickets to the Bruins and Uncle Danny was able to take us in the locker room after the games. When we use to play ice hockey together. When I came back from the desert in 05 I brought Vinny Jr & Dave to meet Uncle Danny and he was still the same up beat high energy person I always knew. I will truly miss him. Again please accept our condolences on the loss of Uncle Danny

The Falcone Family, Woburn Mass

Kerry-Ann
   Posted Fri January 05, 2007
Where do I even begin... Pa was the absolute best grandfather any grandchild could ever ask for in every way and more. No matter what life brought my family and I, Pa was there with words of wisdom and remarks of joy. His witty come backs and sharp sence of humor and views on life have taught me so much. More than any professor or text book could ever teach. He was a man of great pride & honor, Loyalty & Love, respect and discipline. The passing of this great man, this major piece of my heart, will cause a sadness in my heart and soul that I will feel for the rest of my life. There is no way to measure the love I have for my Pa... I know he is an Angel on my shoulder and he will watch over us, and he will always know how much he is loved. I miss you so much Pa, and I love you even more.

Danny Cafazzo
   Posted Fri January 05, 2007
My Dad is a great man. He still lives in all of us, his family. He instilled values in us that alot of people don't bother with anymore. I like to think that we all are better people because of him. We are extremely upset by his passing. He lived 79 years but he was taken too quickly. Mom and Dad were a perfect pair, 51 years together, WE LOVE YOU MOM! My respect for my Dad is so huge. He had an effect on everyone he came in contact with. He was a great grandfather to my daughters Cristyn and Kerry-Ann and they love and miss him so very much! He loved my wife Carol and smiled every time he heard her voice. We are all trying to help each other through this. I hope that my brothers find a way to get through this because I know that the terrible pain that I feel is also tearing them up. Mom is such a beautifull person inside and out. She took such great care of Dad! She was so good to him. She has all of us and we will be there for her, always. Dad has friends everywhere you turn. People love him, he was good to everyone. Friends are reaching out to us because Dad was so good to them. WE ALL LOVE YOU DAD AND MISS YOU TERRIBLY. I SO ADMIRE THE PERSON YOU WERE AND THE WAY THAT YOU LIVED YOUR LIFE. I AM VERY PROUD AND HONORED TO BE YOUR SON AND TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO CALL YOU DAD ALL THESE YEARS. Rest in Peace Dad.

Bob Cafazzo
   Posted Sat January 06, 2007
Our hearts are broken and our grief is unmeasureable. God has chosen to take from us the greatest man we will ever know. He took his body but not his soul for my Dad will live on in each of us for as long as we live. If I can be half the man he was, I will be a great man. Thank you Dad for everything you gave us, pride, honor, dignity, unselfishness and respect. I'll miss you dearly until I see you again. All my love, Bob.

Thank you Mom for being the rock that you are and showing us the true meaning of love. I love you dearly.

Thank you to all our family and friends for their support and compassion in our time of need.

Cristyn
   Posted Sat January 06, 2007
Lets see where can I start..Pa was my favorite Grandfather in this world. I will miss him greatly. He has taught me alot and has helped and my family through life for all these years. He was 79 years young I would always tell him. I know that he is in a better place now. Where he is in no pain and he isn't suffering but the biggest piece of my heart left with my pa. He was not only my grandfather he was my greatest friend. I will always love you and I will miss you greatly.

love always Cristyn

Stephen M. Cafazzo
   Posted Sat January 06, 2007
Dear Dad,
You are dearly missed.
You have all of my respect.
You have all of my love.
You are the perfect example of
how a good man should live his life. I am extremely proud to say
you were my dad. Love Always,Steve

Kim Huerta
   Posted Sun January 07, 2007
Dear Rose, Danny, Carol, Crysten, Kerry-Ann and the rest of the Cafazzo family....we are we are sincerely saddened by the passing of your beloved husband, father and grandfather. I only met Rose and Dan a few times years ago in California Oh, yes one time in Everett, too! You were so loving and fantastic toward my sons and myself, and we made a place in our hearts those many years ago for you that has lasted for twenty years. I am ever so greatful to both of you for sharing Danny, Carol and the girls with our family when they were in California. You guys have always been, and will continue to be a major part of "who we are".

Danny, Carol, Crysten and Kerry-Ann, please know that your lives have been blessed by your father/grandfather. I know, because you are all such loving and passionate individuals. His legacy will certainly live on through you. My heart aches for your pain. We love you all very much. I wish I could be there in person to hug you. You are definately in my thoughts a lot, and I will chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo so you and your family can lovingly and peacefully transition into this new phase of your lives. Please know that there will be more beautiful sunrises and sunsets. I will talk to you soon.....
With so much love,
Jay, Kim, Aaron and Seth

marlena guerriero
   Posted Mon January 08, 2007
Dear Cafazzo family I am so sorry for your loss. You all mean alot to me. Your a great family. And I'm glad your a part of my life. God Bless you all. Love Marlena.

Ali Dillon
   Posted Tue January 09, 2007
I love you all my heart is with you

Alison
   Posted Tue January 09, 2007
Danny Carol Kerry Crystn and you have been my Second family since i was 11 years old and that includes Pa and Grammie, i have nothing but good memories of holidays birthday parties and summers on school street. I love you and I loved Pa Rest in peace...may angels Lead you in, Love always Ali Dillon

Kerry-Ann
   Posted Tue January 09, 2007
It was a difficult last few days, but we made it through. I know this has been and will always be the hardest experience of my life. I think with the passing of Pa, my life will be changed forever. I was so proud to see how many people attended the services to show their love and respect for Pa Thank you so much. All through the generations he was loved, admired and respected. I have to say how proud I am of Grammie! She is such a rock and I adore her. She made everything for her Hunnie perfect,exactly as he would have wanted it. She is such a strong beautiful person and I love her sooo much. Dad,I also am very very proud of you. Through this hard time you also have done above and beyond and you are my hero.

Pa, when you left us you took a piece of me with you. not a day will go by that I dont think of you. I love you so so very much and I miss you terribly.

Donna Rizzitano
   Posted Wed January 10, 2007
Uncle Danny I can't believe you are gone. I remember so vividly the times our family's got together it was always a great time. I did not know you as well as others but I know the man you were. There is a beautiful memory of you I will have forever. It was during my brother's funeral. As the mass was going on I could hear the quite sobbing of a man behind us, I turned to see who was in such sorrow and saw you crying with aunt Rose as she cried and comforted you. At that moment I realized the impact of love you had for my mother to feel her pain as yours. Although you were both very grown adults I could see the pain of an older brother mourning for his baby sister. That undeniably heartfelt moment will live with me forever.

The world has lost a great man. I miss you already.

your niece Donna

michael oconnor
   Posted Tue January 23, 2007
to danny and family, our sincere condolences for the loss of your father.were sorry we couldnt make the wake as we were away with the guancis with the girls hockey team.again our condolences and god bless. THE OCONNOR FAMILY

DANNY CAFAZZO
   Posted Thu January 03, 2008
WELL IT'S BEEN A YEAR SINCE YOU WERE TAKEN FROM US. WHO EVER SAID IT GETS BETTER WITH TIME MUST HAVE NEVER FELT THIS KIND OF LOSS! THE PAIN IS STILL HERE. I MISS YOU EVERY TIME I GO BY THE HOUSE. I VISIT THE GRAVE AND FEEL SO EMPTY. I FEEL YOU AT YOUR HOUSE, IN YOUR BASEMENT, ON YOUR COUCH, THOSE PLACES YOU LOVED, AND IT HURTS THAT YOU'RE NOT THERE. YUP, IT'S BEEN A YEAR! RIP DAD.

Danny Cafazzo
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
Well Dad, whoever said "time heals all" was so full of it!! I miss you as much as ever. I still long to pick your incredible brain during the playoff games. Yes the B's are sending Crosby and his penguins packing. Early golfing for them. Florida is a part of my life that sadly I did not get to share with you. I came down here after you were taken from us. I wish you could sit down here with me outside my back door, by the lake, and just relax and talk. I lost a few friends recently and I've been thinking of you more and more lately. I can't go to your gravesite, so I visit you here. On this Website. There are alot of private places that I just sit and talk with you. I tell you......"DAD, I LIVE TO MAKE YOU PROUD. I WANT TO HOLD MY HEAD UP WHEN I MEET YOU AGAIN, AND HEAR YOU SAY YOU DID GOOD SON."

Kerry-Ann Cafazzo
   Posted Wed August 07, 2013
Hey Pa, since I cant come to your resting spot and talk to you like i did so much before, for some reason i felt this was the best way to get my feelings out. I have been so overwhelmed, so often, of your being gone. There is so much i miss about you but mostly i miss the glue that you were keeping our family together. I think about you so much and my heart is still broken. I remember when I had that accident and I know, without any doubt, that you are the only reason i walked away from that! I remember just before impact, seeing your face! I know in some way you protected me. And i feel like that was the point i was supposed to be ok with your being gone, but im not! im still not. Im not sure i will ever know how to be. I know this applies to my dad as well... Despite this, i feel like you are still a strong presence in our lives, and i am thankful for that. I hope that when you look down you are proud of the woman I have become, and the person I am striving to be. I love you now, as i always have! Please continue to guide this family in the direction it needs, like you always did before (bow on head or not!)