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Thomas A AsaianteFebruary 6, 1930 ~ November 26, 2016 (age 86)
WINCHENDON - Thomas A. Asaiante, 86, of 36 Monomonac Road West, died peacefully Saturday morning, November 26, 2016 at his residence with his family at his side.
He was born in Cambridge on February 6, 1930, son of the late Orlando and Louise (Romano) Asaiante and grew up in Cambridge. He later lived in Arlington and worked for the City of Boston Post Office as a sorter for 30 years until his retirement. In later years, he and his wife lived in Hyannis, Zephyr Hills, FL and Las Vegas, NV. Following her death, he moved to Winchendon in 2008.
Tom enjoyed going to dog track races and spending time with his family. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean War.
His wife of 55 years, Jeanne (Doyle) Asaiante, died in 2006. He leaves two children, Deborah Paquin and her husband Mark of Winchendon and Thomas J. Asaiante of Las Vegas, NV; four grandchildren, four step grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; a sister Theresa; two stepbrothers, Bobby and Michael and many nieces and nephews. A sister Janet and stepsister Dolly, preceded him in death.
Military funeral services will be held Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11 A.M. in Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472 or to American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.