Joseph Peter Cotoia Sr., lifelong Newton resident, May 6, 2021.
Beloved husband for over 62 years to Alice E. "Bunny" (Damon) Cotoia.
Devoted father of Tina Cotoia of Waltham, Kathleen MacDougall of Newton, Joseph P Cotoia Jr., Captain in the Newton Fire Department & wife Robin of Natick and Robert Cotoia & wife Kristine of Needham
Dear brother of Frances LaBrache & late husband Leo of Waltham..
Cherished grandfather of Robert,Vanessa,Joseph P. lll, Nicholas and Mackenzie
Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Joseph was pre-deceased by his parents Pietro and Antonia (Bianco) Cotoia and by siblings Jennie Dellicicchi & husband Alfred, Mary Rufo & husband Dan, Carol Dooley & husband Thomas, Ann Briggs & husband Dexter and baby Giuseppe.
Veteran of Korean War, US Navy.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Joseph's memory to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Oncology 9th Floor, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114.
Funeral from the Magni Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 12 at 9:30AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM in Our Lady's Church, 573 Washington St, Burial with Military Honors at Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. Visiting hours Tuesday, May 11 from 4-8pm in the funeral home. State coronavirus regulations will require face masks for everyone indoors.