Benjamin A. Cardillo – formerly of Boston’s North End, passed away at home on July 2. He was 68 years old. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late John and Josephine (Perriello) Cardillo.
Benjamin was the owner of Cuoio Shoe Store in Boston
Benjamin was the beloved husband of Louisa (DeSimone) Cardillo of Somerville. He was the dear brother of John Cardillo and his wife Adeline of North Reading, Anthony Cardillo of East Boston and Joanne Cardillo of Nashua, NH. He was the brother-in-law of Delores Donofrio and her husband Vincent of Rowley, Ralph DeSimone of Somerville, Mafalda DeSimone and her husband Ronald Pesaturo of Melrose, Anna DeLesia of Melrose and Joseph DeLesia of Melrose. Benjamin was also survived by several loving nieces, nephews and a great-niece.
His funeral will be from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, Monday, July 8 at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Leonard’s Church 320 Hanover St., Boston, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 3 – 8 PM. Services will conclude with burial at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.
Donations in Benjamin’s memory can be made to the MGH Fund in Memory of Benjamin A. Cardillo, c/o MGH Development Office 125 Nashua St. Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114.