Joseph J. Scimemi

Joseph J. Scimemi, of Somerville, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Madeline Scimemi of 60 years; the loving father of James Scimemi, Rosemarie Dill, Madeline Vernon, and Joseph Scimemi; adored grandfather to Jolene Dill, Robert Dill, Jr., Taylor Dill, Joseph Scimemi, Ashley Scimemi, Chantel Scimemi, Dante Scimemi Vernon, Maxwell Scimemi, Samuel Scimemi and Erika Apicella; loving father-in-law to Robert Dill and Michael Vernon; great-grandfather to Justin Savage, Jr., Emil Hovanesian, Jr., Nevaeh Scimemi and Allen Scimemi along with several beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Friends and family are all invited to attend his memorial service on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 9am-noon at Boston Cremation, 287 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148.


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  1. Madeline Vernon on July 25, 2018 at 4:42 pm

    I Love and miss you dad so very much . My heart is broken I will always cherish the times we spent together . Dante misses you so much Fly with the angels daddy I love you , you’re daughter Madeline ❤️

  2. Ashley Scimemi on July 25, 2018 at 5:41 pm

    Papa not a day goes by that I don’t think of you I love and miss you so much. Your memory lives on in all of us. We miss and love you and you will always have the most special place in my heart . Love always your ashburg ❤️

  3. Donna Campagna on July 25, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    Uncle Joe you will remain in my heart until the end of time! You were really one of a kind and always so good to me. Love you more than you will ever know.

    Now it is time for you to rest.

    Love Always – your favorite niece, Donna XoXo

  4. Alicia Strong on July 25, 2018 at 5:59 pm

    Words can not Express how sorry I am for the loss of your father, I’m sending love and prayers to you all!

  5. Lucy Hood on July 25, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. Rest easy Uncle Joe.

  6. Dorothy Oliveira on July 25, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Madeline, Joey, Jimmy, Rose and Madeline, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. I know how hard it is to lose someone you love. You will always have your memories!

    Love, your cousin, Dot

  7. Patricia celeste on July 25, 2018 at 8:11 pm

    Patty celeste I am going to miss you l love you you were so good to me well you are with the angels now rip

  8. Moe, Joe and Ali on July 25, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Jimmy and family so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ❤️

  9. Rosie (White) Milliken on July 25, 2018 at 10:20 pm

    So very sorry for your loss! Hoping your memories can bri g you peace.

  10. Melissa Chaves on July 25, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    I am so sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prays are with your family

  11. Jolene on July 25, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    I love papa more than anything. I miss you so very much. I’m happy I got to visit you two days before you passed. You got out of bed just to see me and you were the cutest thing in the world. You will always be in my heart forever. Love always your grand daughter Jo you used to call me


  12. Roger Messier on July 26, 2018 at 12:14 am

    Death ends a life-not a relationship. You will forever be that special father/grandfather/friend to all of us who were fortunate enough to know you. In heaven, we are all young, healthy, and vibrant; so I suspect you are having a cold one sitting next to the Big Guy looking down on us-with a full head of hair!

    Until we meet again…..Roger Messier

  13. Lucille Thompson Hood on July 26, 2018 at 1:33 am

    Haven’t seen you since your sister s

    Roses funeral , how you supported your mother Teresa I will never forget. You were the best son she could have at that time. Your family will miss you greatly. God bless you Madeleine in this time of sorrow and uncertainty, keep the faith!

  14. Dominic Sacchetti on July 26, 2018 at 9:30 am

    My heart is broken. You were the brother I never had. May God take you up in his arms. Cousin Donnie

  15. Fran & Jim Kneeland on July 26, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Madeline, Joey, Jimmy, Rose and Madeline, our hearts break for you. It is so difficult to loose a person you love so dearly, a husband, a father, a grandfather, a person who fills so many rolls to so many people. We pray that God helps to ease your pain now and in the days ahead. Hold onto the love and memories you all shared and God Bless You….Our love to you, Fran & Jim

  16. Madeline Vernon on July 27, 2018 at 2:57 am

    Daddy❤️❤️❤️ If you only knew how much I miss you .. my heart is broken It’s not the same here without you . I miss are talks , I miss you’re phone calls .. I miss you tapping on the pipes when you needed me I miss everything !! You will never be forgotten dad .. Until we meet again.. Love you , you’re daughter Madeline

  17. James Scimemi on July 27, 2018 at 11:43 am

    Miss you Dad. I love taking you to your doctor appointments then going out to eat. I learn alot from you. I will look and take care of Mom. I wish i had just one more day with you. Besides being my father. You were my bestfriend too. Rest in peace Dad. Until we meet again. I love you. Your son Jimmy

  18. John Mercauto on July 27, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    So sorry for your loss
    God Bless you and your family

    Cousin John Mercauto

  19. Mikey Whalen 1' on July 28, 2018 at 4:07 am

    O.G. Big Joe Scimemi’
    You’ Are 1′ Of The Few, Old School, Loyal Guys I’ Was Blessed 2 Know! Introduced By Bobby D. As Someone Wothy 2 Respect! I Listened 2 Every Word You’ Told Me’ About, Life” & Back In The” Past & Applyed It 2 My Daily Living!
    As Always, I’m 1′ Call Away, 2 All Your’ Family” If Needed 4 Anything At All! —> Now & Forever!
    Mikey Whalen 1′

  20. Arsenio Miguel Ace De Sousa Luz & Francis Wilfred Paquin on July 29, 2018 at 2:51 am


    May everyone find comfort in knowing that Joseph is at peace in the loving arms of our GOD, lord and father. He will be there to greet us all when we too make our ends journey, and we will meet again. Peace my brother in Christ.

  21. Rose Dill on July 29, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    My Daddy my world you were everything to me . When you passed you took a peice of me ! I’m so heartbroken so hard dad the loved I had for you was so special I will always treasure those memories and hold those close to my heart ! Until we meet again my daddy ! Rest In Peace

  22. Lisa Tansino on August 1, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    I am so very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. So much time and distance between us but you and your family are always in my heart. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time !!

  23. Jo-Ann & Susan Fontano on August 3, 2018 at 2:55 am

    Our Dear Scimemis, Where does One begin?? Joe was always the most fun,generous one of a kind massive personality Guys in the World. My Family have always loved Joe and Family and always will. When I heard about Joe from My cousin Donna I was blown away especially because I’m sure Everyone always will think of Joe Forever Young . That’s His Image in Our Hearts and Minds. He will always Be A Stand Up Guy Forever…..We are truly broken hearted for all of You,Love Jo-Ann and Susan Fontano

  24. Stephanie Cecere Chaves on August 5, 2018 at 2:50 am

    Rose, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers. You probably don’t remember me, but we went to hairdresser’s school together.

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