John Scolastico of Westford
He was married to Josephine (Cardalino) Scolastico with whom he celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on September 4, 2016.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Michael and Gina Scolastico.
He proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
John retired from Hood Ice Cream in Charlestown in 1981, after working as a shipper for 38 years.
He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. He was a former resident of Chelmsford and East Boston.
Providing for his family always came first with John. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, John and his wife, Stephanie Scolastico of Tyngsboro; three daughters, Denise Rizzari of Billerica, Cynthia and her husband, Christopher Moen III of N. Andover, MA and Nancy and her husband, Louis Poulin of Hudson, NH; two brothers, Michael Scolastico of Windham, NH, and Thomas and his wife, Vera Scolastico of Wilmington, MA; a sister, Louise and her husband, Paul Briere of Chelsea, MA; a sister-in-law, Mary Scolastico of E. Boston, MA; thirteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late James, Joseph, Enrico, Mary Deloris and Anthony Scolastico, the late Angelina Helton, and the late Rose Stromsnes.
Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Thurs. at 8AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com