UPDATED ON 4/19/2019

The Board of Directors regret to announce the passing of Box 52 Member George P. Taglieri, Jr. Arrangements are as follows:

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, March 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for funerals, 773 Broadway, REVERE, for Ret. Sr. Revere Deputy Fire Chief George P. Taglieri, Jr., who died in the presence of his God and surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 23rd at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, following a brief illness. He was 78 years old. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, March 28th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

George was a lifelong Revere resident. He was born, raised and educated in Revere and is an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1958. George enlisted in the United States Army & served his country proudly for his duration during the Vietnam Conflict. When he returned home to Revere, he joined the Revere Fire Department as a Firefighter. A career that George loved and would span 41 years. He rose through the ranks and retired as Sr. Deputy Chief. He married his one & only true love in 1963, M. Yvonne D’eon & the couple remained in Revere and began their life together and their family. George was always remembered by his family & friends as always being a dedicated family man and working 2 jobs, the Revere Fire Department & as a truck driver for Mass Truck Body & Trailer of Chelsea. As he was busy working 2 jobs, raising his family, he also took his education very seriously and went back to school so he could further his position in the Fire Department. He earned his Associates degree in Fire Science at North Shore Community College. He had a very humble and quiet demeanor. He was a kind man and above all a man of great moral character. He served as the President of the Revere Firefighters Credit Union, Local 926 for well over 20 years. He was a member of Boston Sparks, Box 52 & Monday Night Bowlers of Wakefield.

He is the loving & devoted husband of 55 years to M. Yvonne (D’Eon) Taglieri of Revere. Cherished father of George Taglieri, III & wife Jane of Boston, M. Yvonne Merrill & husband Darren of North Andover and Roberta K. Moeckel of Saratoga, NY. Adored Papa of George Taglieri, IV of Arlington, VA, Zachary W. Taglieri of Boston, Trey A. Taglieri of Burlington, VT., Trevor J. Merrrill of North Andover, Emma S. Moeckel & Matthew A. “Matt” Moeckel, both of Saratoga, NY. Dear brother of Barbara Perry of Revere & her late husband Edmund and the late Carol A. McNulty & Marjorie A. Donovan. Lifelong friends of Joanne “Googie” Giannino & her late husband Ret. RFD Crescenzo “Christy” Giannino. Also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, & his large family of Revere Firefighters.

The Box 52 Association is proud to have member and Cambridge Assistant Chief Gerry Mahoney named as the 2016 Fire Buff of the Year and have the Box 52 Website named 2016 Website of the Year by the International Association of Fire Buffs.

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