September 5, 1930 - January 6, 2018
Jerry Esposito, age 87, beloved son of Peter and Sabina (Tiro) Esposito passed Saturday January 6, 2018, at MGH after a illness. Jerry was born in Chelsea and graduated from Boston Trade School in 1948. After graduation, he joined the Navy and served in the Korean conflict for four years. After his discharge, he worked at the Chelsea Soldiers home as an electrician. In 1956, Jerry married Assunta (Toni) Di Carlo and moved to Revere. Jerry worked for the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston and he retired as a Lieutenant of the Massachusetts State Police. Lieutenant Esposito also served as the Executive Officer of the Truck Team for the Mass. State Police. He engaged in Revere politics serving as Ward 5 Councillor for many years. After retirement Jerry enjoyed a good game of poker with his buddies from Revere, his many Mass. friends, and at the Casino in Florida. He enjoyed driving high performance sport cars and his daily trips to Commonwealth Auto Body Shop in Revere where he played computer gin and participated in lively conversations about sports and politics. He loved playing golf with his wife Toni, his family and friends. Jerry was a devoted husband, father, brother, and friend and he will be sorely missed. He is survived by his wife Assunta of 61 years and their two children, Jay Esposito and Andrea and her husband Nick DeDominicis and his grandchildren Nicholas and Christian DeDominicis and Gerald Esposito lll. He also leaves behind a sister, Barbara and her husband Jessie Neil and many nieces and nephews and their families. Jerry’s daughter Christine predeceased him in 1964. A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Friday January 12, 2018 from 9:30am to 11:30am followed by a Funeral Mass at 12pm at St Anthony’s Church. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund, Inc, 100 Hallet St, Dorchester, MA 02124 or to The Home for Little Wanderers, Attn: Development, 10 Guest St, Boston, MA 02135.