Robert P. Summa, Sr. of Saratoga St., East Boston passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers of September 25, 2019. He was 75 years old. Born in Boston he was the beloved son of the late Helen (DePalma) and Mario Summa. A life long resident of East Boston he was employed as a printer for the the former Daniel's Printing in Everett. He was also a long time member of the Air National Guard and the Massachusetts Rifle Association where he served as a Director from 1964 thru 2002. He also served as the President of the Association.
He was the devoted husband of the late Emma P. (D'Angelico) and the loving father of Robert P. Summa, Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Winthrop. He was the dear brother of Ralph DeMonte and his wife Diane of New York and the late Mary Ellen DeMonte. He was the loving cousin of Joey and Billy DePalma and the cherished grandfather of Nick, Alicia, Billy and Diana.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Committal will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to East Boston Central Catholic 69 London St., East Boston MA 02128.