Eugene T. D'Avolio of Winthrop and formerly of East Boston passed away at the Lighthouse Nursing Care center in Revere on January 18, 2023. He was 101 years old. Born in Chelsea he was the beloved son of the late Margaret (Scandone) and Charles D'Avolio. A resident of Winthrop for over 38 years, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps. during WWII serving in Normandy and the Ardennes. After his honorable discharge he went on to work as a carpenter until his retirement. He was also a member of the East Boston Civic Club and a former member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was the devoted husband of the late Jeanette L. (Fougere) and the loving father of Charles D'Avolio and his wife Lois of Sarasota, Florida, Eugene D'Avolio and his wife Janice of East Boston, Leonard D'Avolio and his wife Deborah of Delray Beach, Florida and Peggy Wilson and her husband Robert of Winthrop. Dear brother of Charles D'Avolio of Florida, Margie Stephens of East Boston and the late Michael D'Avolio, Mary Staffier and Domenic D'Avolio. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 AM. Services will conclude with military honors in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.