- November 8, 1926 - November 16, 2013
- Beverly, Massachusetts
of Orlando's Passing
Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston
75 Sylvan Street; Suite 102B
Danvers, MA 01923
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“Daddy i can not believe that one year has passed. I miss that door bell ringing everyday hearing this voice saying COFFEE TIME. I miss that wonderful...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Dianne Dipaolo Armitage - Beverly, MA
“From the first time you held me as a baby I felt your love. As I had grown into a young child you always had me by your side. You always took the...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Your Little Jimmy - Weatherford, TX
“You never saw Eli without a smile. Donna and Diane I send my love to you both.
3 of 12 | Posted by: Kathleen Brush Duke - Burlington, MA
“The holidays were always a special a time in our family and getting together at Uncle Eli and Aunt Janie's house with everyone was always especially...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jay & Jayne Mazzaglia - Haverhill, MA
“Rest in peace Uncle Eli, so many memories in summer at the pool and sitting around the kitchen table on the holidays.
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bette Theraiult - Beverly, MA
“I am so so sad to hear that
Uncle Eli has passed. I know he has been waiting a long time to be with Janie. Maybe someday we will all be together...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Bochynski - Hobe Sound, FL
“Diane and Donna, so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of your family when we were all kids. Sitting @ the kitchen table on Balch St your...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: donna scalzillo julius - peabody, MA
“Remembering so many happy memories of my Uncle Eli, growing up spending every summer at your home and how you would watch over us all. How I cherish...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Janet Sullivan Roos - Topsfield, MA
“iwas so sorry to hear of youy loss. fran maggiacomo regan
9 of 12 | Posted by: fran regan - beverly, MA
“I will love you forever and always I will always remember you and thanks for being such the great person that you were I always looked up to you...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: madison - salem, NH
“I love you so much papa rip you are and still will be loved by many people you were such a great person and we will never forget about you and all...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Madison - salem, NH
“Many fond memories of family gatherings held at your home and picking out our fresh christmas tree's at your moms place. You were a loving and kind...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Shirley Sullivan - Marblehead, MA
Mr. Orlando J. "Eli" DiPaolo 87, of Beverly beloved husband of the late Jane R. (Grasso) DiPaolo, died Saturday November 16, at home with his family by his side.
Born in Niles, Ohio, son of the late Thomas and Gilda (Nina) DiPaolo. He was raised and educated in the Niles school system.
Eli was the mainstay of DiPaolo's North Beverly Gardens. Prior to that he had been employed at Essex Engineering in Lynn. He enjoyed carrying on the family tradition of gardening, growing flowers and landscaping.
A loving husband, father and grandfather he enjoyed many trips to Foxwoods accompanied by his two devoted daughters. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.
Mr. DiPaolo is survived by his two daughters Diane Armitage, and her husband Robert of Beverly, Donna Fellows, wife of the late Robert Fellows of Beverly, his grandchildren Jimmy Tremblay and his wife Melissa of Texas, Michael Tremblay and his wife Kimberly of Salem, NH, Jessie Fellows of Savannah, GA, Zachary Fellows of Beverly, six great-grandchildren, a sister Johanna Manzi of Beverly, two brothers William DiPaolo and his wife Gigi of Topsfield, Thomas DiPaolo and his wife Carol of Peabody, many nieces and nephews and RJ his faithful canine friend.
His funeral service will be held in the O'Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq. (at Salem Commons), Salem, Wednesday Nov. 20, at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Beverly. Visiting hours 9 to 11 AM prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Eli's memory to Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102 Danvers, MA 01923.