North Revere - Mr. George "Buttons" Charles DelGenio, age 80, died Wednesday, March 13, at the Whidden Hospital in Everett. He was the husband of the late Maryann (Dever) and loving partner of Valerie Catalano of North Revere.
Born in Melrose, he was the son of the late George and Helen (Surette) DelGenio. George worked in the construction industry as a heavy equipment operator / master mechanic at Local 4 Union. He was a member of the Elks Club, Sons of Italy, Foxhill Yacht Club, and the I.T.A.M.,all in Saugus.
George is survived by his daughters, Doreen (DelGenio) Enzor of MD, Denise (DelGenio) Kennedy, and Christine (DelGenio) Moyer both of FL; brother, Ronald DelGenio of Saugus; sisters, Juanita Chiachio and Merriellen Pelletier both of NH; grandchildren, Brandon DelGenio, Derek Enzor, Trevor Enzor, Tracie Billsen, Kelsey Kennedy, and Rachel Jones. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Angelo and John DelGenio, and sister, Rosalie Rosetti.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.
Visiting hours will be held in Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Avenue, Saugus on Thursday, 4-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
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