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Fred E. Garofalo
March 29, 1929 - May 12, 2021
Obituary For Fred E. Garofalo
Fred E. Garofalo, 92, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, at the Masconomet Healthcare Center, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Hillman) Garofalo.
Fred was born in Lynn, MA, on March 29, 1929, son of the late Isadore and Lucia (Lonero) Garofalo. He was raised and educated in Lynn.
Fred had been the proprietor of Salem TV and Radio for almost 50 years. Aside from dedicating himself to his business, he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his entire family, especially in the summer, enjoying Sundays by the pool. He was also known for large summer gatherings, especially the Fourth of July, with family, friends, and even strangers. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his children, Mark R. Garofalo and his wife Linda of Peabody, Richard R. Garofalo and his wife Heidi of Lynn, Michael M. Garofalo and his wife Shani of North Hampton, NH; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Nicholas Garofalo and his wife Amy and their children Thea and Benjamin, Christopher Garofalo and his wife Jennifer and their children Grace, William, Camden, Emerson, Nicole Moffatt and her husband Joseph and their children Alexis, Olivia, Kylie Moffatt , Michelle Garofalo, Haley Devine and her husband Chris, Matthew Garofalo, Elijah, Noah, and Corbin Garofalo; a sister, Josephine Mahoney of Lynn, Ralph Nasuti, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his siblings, Lena Vitale, Vincent Vitale, Samuel Vitale, Salvatore Garofalo, Mary Fratangelo, John Garofalo, Angelo Garofalo; longtime friends, Felix Felice and Henry Monaco.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 18, from 4 -8 P.M at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. Burial services will be held privately. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
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