SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

April 4, 2013

William F. Pinciaro, 85


Beverly — William F. Pinciaro 85, beloved husband of Geraldine (Citroni) Pinciaro, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late James and Hilda (D’Ettore) Pinciaro. Bill graduated from Beverly High School in the class of 1945.

Bill had an honorable discharge from the United Stated Army, and was stationed in Osaka Japan during World War II. Bill owned and operated his own Painting and Wallpaper business, serving the North Shore area until the time of his retirement. A lifelong resident of Beverly, he was a charter and founding member of the Vittori-Rocci Post # 56 in Beverly. He enjoyed travelling to Italy, the Caribbean Islands and the endless casinos that were always calling his name from Las Vegas to Atlantic City. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend who enjoyed spending weekends with family by the pool and dressing up as “Santa” on Christmas for family and friends.

In addition to his wife with whom he shared 61 years of marriage, he is survived by three daughters, Diane Pinciaro Bulger and her husband, Peter of Beverly, Donna Harlow of Peabody and Dorene Pinciaro-McGinnity and her husband, Steven of Peabody, three grandchildren, Brent W. Bulger and his wife, Gina, Nichole Harlow and Corleen Bulger Calhoun and her husband, Scott, a great grandson, Alexander Bulger, three brothers, Rocky Pinciaro of Beverly, Jimmy Pinciaro of Beverly and Donald Pinciaro of Amesbury, and many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind Prince the family cat. He was also the brother of the late Walter Pinciaro.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Cabot St., Beverly, Saturday, April 6 at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell – Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location) Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will be private. Contributions may be made in his name to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA, 01923. For information, directions and condolences visit www.campbellfuneral.com.