Of Peabody, formerly of Revere. Died unexpectedly on Thursday April 20th at the Brooksby Village Rehab in Peabody, he was 95 years old. Andy was a native of Messina, Sicily, Italy. He journeyed to the United States in 1941 at the age of 14 years old, with his family. On September 4, 1949, he married his wife Dorothy (DeNisco) and the couple moved to Revere, where together they began their family. Andy was a proud & loving husband & father of four children. All his working career was spent as a proprietor owning and operating gas stations, in Revere, Saugus, & Lynnfield. His life was devoted to his family, whom he loved unconditionally. He was truly a devoted husband, caring for his wife at home until her passing in 2010. Andy later moved to Brooksby Village, where he continued to live a fully active life. There he was active and participated in many of the activities, especially playing his card games where he made friends. He also enjoyed playing bingo, as well as being an avid golfer, and he once got a Hole in one, which he was very proud of. His faith was extremely important to him, and it was apparent. Above all else, family was the most important and he loved being with them all.
He is the beloved Husband of the late Dorothy E. (DeNisco) D’Amico of 61 years. The loving father of Lauragale “Laura” D’Amico & husband Thomas DeSisto of Middleton, Rosemary “Cooki” DiBartolomeo & husband Darren of Lynnfield, Dorothy “Donna” Petrella & husband Peter of Peabody and the late Andrew R. “Bobby” D’Amico, Jr. & his surviving wife Geraldine D’Amico of Andover. Cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren & 23 great grandchildren. The dear brother of Carmela Gagliardi & her late husband Carmen of Hampton, NH & Vito D’Amico & Delia of Salem, NH. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN. 38105
Family & friends were invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, April 24th in the Vertuccio Smith & Vazza Beechwood Home for Funerals, Revere. A Funeral was conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday April 25thfollowed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church Revere. Interment immediately followed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.