Joseph (Sonny) Vittorioso

Joseph (Sonny) Vittorioso born in Somerville on February 2nd, 1939 and long time resident of Malden,Ma, passed unexpectedly on July 8th, 2022. Husband of late Elaine, loving father of Ann Marie Vittorioso of Malden, Valerie Gotell of Hudson, FL, Bruce and Paula Albert of Lomita CA, Joseph and Christine Vittorioso of Stoneham.  Devoted Grandfather to Ryan, David and Brooke Desouza, Joseph Gotell, Meagan, Samantha and William Albert, Joseph and Julianna Vittorioso.  Devoted Great Grandfather to Camron, Kaela, Carter and Allora.  Brother of Anne Camarata of Fl and Anthony Vittorioso of NH.
Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Joe was a barber for 60+ years in Boston and Malden.  He enjoyed family times together, boating, RC modeling, breakfasts with family and friends and tinkering with anything and everything. 
Joe served in the Coast Guard in his early years.
Preceded in death by his friend and son-in-law Ritchie Gotell

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday July 13, 2022 from 12:00-2:00PM at Boston Cremation, 287 Main Street Malden MA 02148.


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13 Condolences

  1. Stacy Wilbanks on July 11, 2022 at 1:08 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. My love and prayers are with you all. He will be missed.

    Stacy Wilbanks

  2. Jeannette and Rich Luti on July 11, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences, the Luti Family

  3. Jim Georgopoulos on July 11, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    We were so saddened to hear of Sonny’s passing. He was a good man. Take some comfort in the fact that he lived his life with all his family being part of his life right to the end. Not everyone can say that. We’re sorry that we can’t be with you in person but your family is in our thoughts.

    Tracy, Jim, Kari & Alex.

  4. Paul Joanne Nightingale on July 11, 2022 at 1:31 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
    Paul and Joanne Nightingale

  5. Frank Silva on July 11, 2022 at 1:55 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss (((HUGS))) ! We will be keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Sonny was a great man and will be missed. He loved you all dearly and he will be forever in your hearts. Love The Silva Family
    Frank, Charlene, Trey & Drew

  6. Charles Edgerly on July 11, 2022 at 2:18 pm

    I am deeply saddened by your loss. Please take comfort in the knowledge that though he is physically no longer here, his spirit and the love he has for you and your family does not die. It transcends time and space, and will be with you for all eternity.

  7. Peggy Winnett on July 11, 2022 at 3:09 pm

    My deepest thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. I have wonderful memory’s of Sonny throughout my life. He was a wonderful man. Sending my love and thoughts to all. ❤️ Peggy Winnett

  8. Holly leyden on July 11, 2022 at 4:54 pm

    Peter and I are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. You are in our prayers and here is we can do anything! Holly and Peter Leyden

  9. Bob Laughton on July 11, 2022 at 5:28 pm

    Sorry for your loss great guy.

  10. Jean and Jerry Murphy on July 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    So very sorry for your loss🙏🙏 I remember him and Jerry having conversations about the neswspaper industry. He was a funny guy. May he rest in the sweetest peace❤️❤️

  11. Martha, Keith, Justin & Michael on July 12, 2022 at 11:46 am

    AnnMarie, Ryan, Dave and Brook,
    Please know that loving thoughts are being sent from our family to yours. Sonny left behind so many wonderful memories that even in your grief he has give you reason after reason to smile. Please reach out if there is anything we can do to help make this process less burdensome.
    Much love to you all ❤️

  12. Theodore and Christine Abramoski-Smith on July 13, 2022 at 7:22 am

    We were truly shocked to hear of such a sudden and sad tragedy and will always remember the good times everyone enjoyed with Sonny and his welcoming family.

  13. Mike Rivera on May 18, 2024 at 8:42 pm

    I miss having breakfast with you my friend. I dearly miss everything about you. RIP 🙏. Thank you for your service Buddy

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