Retired Plant Supervisor, he passed away Friday August 3 at the Cambridge Hospital, after a brief illness. He was 89 years of age. Born in East Boston in1922, he was the loving son of the late Stefano and Rosaria (DiTavi) Trainito. He attended and graduated East Boston High School; a talented musician from a young age he continued his education attending the New England Conservatory of Music. He also worked as an embosser & seamster before enlisting into the US Army in 1942. He proudly served in the 398th Infantry Reg. campaigning through the Rhineland and Central Europe theaters. While in the service he had the opportunity to play along with the Glenn Miller Band on several occasions entertaining fellow soldiers. He was honorably discharged at the rank of corporal in 1946 and returned stateside. He returned to his craft as a seamster while pursuing his love of music. He was a conductor at the Radio City Music Hall and wrote many songs for many bands including a song for the Tune Weavers titled “My congratulations to you Baby”. He also owned and operated two piano teaching studios during the 50’ and 60’s. In1967 he married Lois Robinson and settled in Chelsea with their young family. He began working at American Finish Chemical in Chelsea as a plant supervisor. He fully retired in the 1990’s. After a fire in their family home he and his wife relocated to East Boston and he has resided there ever since. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois in 1997 and lived the rest of his life surrounded by his loving children, grandchildren and great grandson, all of whom he loved very dearly.
His Funeral will begin from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home 718 Broadway CHELSEA on Wednesday August 8th, at 10:00 A.M. Followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway Chelsea at 11:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Welsh Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-6 P.M. Funeral Home fully handicap accessible, ample parking opposite Funeral Home.
He was the beloved husband of the late Lois (Robinson) Trainito. Devoted father of Peter Trainito and his wife Marilyn of Chelsea, Daniel Trainito and his wife Doris of Revere, Stephen Trainito of Haverhill, Scott-Allen Trainito and his wife Diane of Everett and Rosmarie Petersine and her husband Darryl of Sydney Ohio. Dear brother of Valeria Trainito of East Boston, Crocifissa “Fannie” Morano and Stefano Trainito both of CA, The late Gaetana “Annie”, Rosaria “Rosie” and Angelo Trainito. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.