Antonio Bonasera

1940 ~ 2021 (age 81)

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BONASERA, Antonio  In East Boston, formerly of Caltanissetta, Sicilia, Italia November 16, 2021.  Beloved husband of the late Giuseppina (Tinnerello).

Loving father of Salvatore and his wife Mariateresa (Scrivo) Bonasera of Revere, Maria Lina Bonasera and her husband Isaias Baptista of East Boston, Rosanna Bonasera of California and Lorenzo Bonasera of East Boston. Grandfather of Giuseppina, Bianca, Isaias Jr. and Salvatore Jr.

Brother of Giuseppina Lazzara of Sicilia and the late Maria Macaluso, Pasquale and Rosetta Bonasera.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Magrath Funeral Home, 336 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] EAST BOSTON Thursday, November 18, 4 - 8 PM. (Masks are required for all indoor gatherings in Boston) Relatives and friends invited.

Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston on Friday morning, November 19, at 10 o'clock. Please go directly to church.

Entombment to follow in Woodlawn Sheffield Mausoleum.

Tony came to the United States in 1970 and raised his family in East Boston. He became a proud member of Laborer's Union Local 151 until his retirement in 2002. For the last several years he frequented the Caffe Nationale, which was close to home and gave him a sense of his native town in Sicilia.

In lieu of flowers Tony's family would appreciated donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society.

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November 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Magrath Funeral Home
336 Chelsea St
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
November 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
45 Brooks St.
East Boston, MA 02128


Woodlawn Cemetery
302 Elm St.
Everett, MA 02149


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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