Of Revere. Died on December 8th in the loving presence of his family and God at the Massachusetts General Hospital, following a lengthy illness. He was 76 years old. Carmen was born on September 6th, 1946, to his late parents, Carmen & Virginia (Moore) Parziale. He was raised & educated in East Boston and was an alumnus of East Boston High School Class of 1964. Following High School, Carmen became an electrician. He owned & operated his own business, Amps Electric for over 30 years. Carmen married his beloved wife Josephine (JoJo) on June 7, 1970, and shortly after they moved to Revere where they would raise their four children together. Carmen adored his wife JoJo and she and his children were his whole world. His family was the most important thing to him. He did everything he could to raise his children with good morals, an education, and provided for all their needs. He worked a second job for many years at Air France Cargo in a managerial role that was followed by Worldwide Flight Service before retiring. Carmen never missed a game or a dance recital that one of his children or grandchildren had. Watching them all play, or dance gave him such joy and happiness. Carmen loved baseball and was a huge Red Sox fan. He also loved coaching and was the longtime Dodgers coach for Saint Mary’s Little League.
He is the beloved husband of 52 years of Josephine M. “JoJo’ (Pirrello) Parziale of Revere. Loving and proud father of David J. Parziale of Reading, Phillip P. Parziale & wife Jenney of Newton, Karen E. Wells & husband Kevin of Danvers, Carmen “C.J.” Parziale, III & wife Jaclyn of Boxford. Cherished grandfather of Olivia, Samantha, Sydney, Matthew, Nathan, & Peter. Dear brother of Michael Parziale & wife Linda, Sharon Dyer & husband John, Dennis Parziale & wife Lisa, Theodore Parziale & wife Susan, Cindy Loring, the late Richard & Steven Parziale and stepson to the late Concetta (Vitale) Parziale. Treasured brother-in-law of Angela Buchan & her late husband Thomas. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.
Family & friends were respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, December 13th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals. A funeral was conducted from the Funeral home on Wednesday, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere. Interment followed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.