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Obituary: John Joseph Fierimonte, 22

May 25, 2015 09:41PM ● By Bill Gilman

John Joseph Fierimonte, 22

TEWKSBURY - John Joseph Fierimonte, age 22, a lifelong resident of Tewksbury and beloved son of George J. and Janice E. (O'Connell) Fierimonte of Tewksbury, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday morning, May 21, 2015.

John was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts, on August 29, 1992. He was a 2010 graduate of the Tewksbury High School in Tewksbury. John was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and was awarded the Nation Defense Service Medal. John was employed by Design Irrigation as an Irrigation Technician, and was formerly with Grasshopper Irrigation. In his spare time John loved to go fishing, hiking, play basketball, skateboarding, and many other outdoor activities. In his younger days, he loved BMX biking, and paintball. John also adored his cat “Chippy”. John was fun-loving and caring, and touched people's lives wherever he went. He will be dearly missed.

Besides his loving parents, George and Janice, he is survived by his devoted sisters; Meghan and her husband Felipe Oliveira of Milford, and Marisa Fierimonte and Luis Sosa of Tewksbury; nieces Kalea Oliveira and Aliana Sosa, nephew and Godson, Mason Oliveira; aunts and uncles; Mark and Karen Fierimonte, Nancy O'Connell, Edward and Susan O'Connell and Sheila Fierimonte; and many cousins and friends.

John was the beloved grandson of the late George and Anna (Fitzpatrick) Fierimonte, and the late Edward and Jane (Holak) O’Connell.

Visiting hours Thursday, May 28, from 4:00 until 8:00 PM in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, ph (800 in MA or 978) 851-2950. His funeral will begin on Friday at 8:45 AM from the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM in St. William's Church, 1351 Main St. (Rte 38) Tewksbury. Burial will follow Mass at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to The Salvation Army, 150 Appleton St., Lowell, MA 01852 OR Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517,Topeka, KS 66675 visit

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