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Nicholas J. Antonucci Sr

 

Nicholas J. Antonucci Sr, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on February 6th at the Kindred Hospital in Peabody, after a brief illness. Nick was born in East Boston in 1933, the son of Giacinto “George” and Corinna (Spera) Antonucci. After he graduated from East Boston High School, he enlisted in the US Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. He served with the “Sea Bee’s”, and was discharched honorably in December of 1953. After his discharge he returned to the Boston area. He later attended Northeastern University and graduated with a degree in Civil-Engineering.   In October of 1956, he married his sweetheart, Wanda P. Czerepica, and the two first settled down in Chelsea where they began to raise their family. They lived there until 1962, when they relocated to Malden.
Nick and his brothers began their Mason Contracting business, Antonucci Brothers, and later changed the name to Marnick Construction. Even at the age of 82, Nick was still working.. He was a member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman Local #3 Union. He was  a past member of the Moose Lodge of Malden. Also, having grown up playing baseball in his youth and in the Navy, Nick remained an avid baseball fan, especially of the Boston Red Sox. Nick was also a communicant of St. Josephs Church in Malden.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda P. Antonucci, his sons, George J. Antonucci and wife Wendy W. of Rowley, Nicholas J. Antonucci Jr, of Tewksbury, and Kenneth G. Antonucci and wife Andrea P. of Malden, his sister Virginia Ziegler of Framingham, his brother Mario F. Antonucci of W. Medford, and his grandchildren, Nicole, Jordan-Marie, Nicholas III, Kenneth Jr, Sofia, Bianca, Lucia and Christian.
Nick was preceded in death by his siblings, Angela Delaney - DellaPiana, Norma Formisano, Victoria Plaine-Given, George Antonucci, and Joanne O’Neill.
Funeral services will be held from the Weir- MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Friday, February 12th, at 8 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Josephs Church, Malden, at 9 AM. Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thurs, February 11th, from 4 - 8 PM.

 

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