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Armando “Sonny” Citro

Armando Citro
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Of Revere. Passed away March 28, 2023 at the age of 85. Admired and beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle, Sonny immigrated from Salerno, Italy in 1937 and was a lifelong resident of Revere. Cherished husband of last 63 years to Frances (Acornley) Citro. Father of Michael Citro of Bridgton, Maine and his longtime companion Jessica Clayton, Cynthia Polignone and her husband Gary of Middleton and Laura Currie of Revere. Grandfather of Nicholas Citro and his fiancé Sara Finn of Auburn, New Hampshire, Adam Mattuchio of Middleton, Jake Currie of Revere and Maria Polignone of Saugus. Sonny is also survived by his great-grandson Nicholas Citro, Jr. and his niece and nephew, Patricia Demirdjian of Lynn and Peter Demirdjian of Everett.

   Sonny was a lifetime member of Iron Workers Local 7 Union, MBTA Iron Worker and Northeast Vocational High School Worker. He worked on the Alaskan Pipeline from 1976-1977. He was a past member of Point of Pines Yacht Club and Saugus/Everett Elks Lodge 642. He loved gardening, boating, creating steel art, traveling and enjoyed dining out and spending time with family and friends. He also loved going to the casino.

   A visitation will be held Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM. Prayer service to conclude visitation. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Remembrances may be made in Sonny’s memory the Muscular Dystrophy Association at www.mda.org .

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