Of Revere. Formerly of Everett, passed peacefully at home on October 18, 2022, after a valiant battle with cancer. Joe was 58 years old.
Joe is lovingly survived by his parents Joseph F. Laurenza and Veronica N. (Manchur) Laurenza of Revere. Joe also leaves behind his beloved “Sweet Pea” Viola (Leone) Giangregorio, the love of his life, with whom he shared a home and 14 wonderful years of happiness. He is also survived by brothers Anthony Laurenza of Florida and Michael Laurenza, Sr. of Revere; nephews Michael Laurenza, Jr. and Joseph Laurenza; niece Faith (Laurenza) Smith; as well as many treasured extended family members and dear friends.
Joe graduated Everett Vocational High School in 1980. Joe proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and valued the comradery of his United States Marine Corps brotherhood and respectfully celebrated its values, “Honor, Courage and Commitment” every year on the Marine Corps birthday, November 10.
Joe held a Construction Supervisor License and worked with Gloucester Builders as a Supervisor for the past 15 years. He loved carpentry and was a dedicated skilled craftsman, working up until the final days of his life.
Joe had a big heart and filled his life with so many loving friends and family. He was a trusted person and great conversationalist. Friends would often seek out Joe’s advice or opinion on just about any topic. Joe was an avid golfer, loved to travel and barbecue. You could always find Joe hanging with any number of friends and family sharing a few good drinks and a delicious meal.
Joe will forever be lovingly remembered for his strength, character, kindness, and sparkling blue eyes.
Services were held privately and under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons Funeral Home in Revere.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s memory to the American Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.org