Francesco “Frank” Panaccio, of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving and caring family. He was 83
years old. Frank was born in Guardiagrele, Chieti, Aburzzo, Italy, and lived in Everett for 65 years.
He was a construction foreman by profession, spending several years working at MIT in facilities where he retired in 2013. He was a proud member and original founder of the Sons of Orsogna Association. Working brought him the greatest joy because he was able to give his family a life of ease and comfort. His happiness came from being surrounded by his loving family and friends. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, and friend. Beloved husband of Livia (Colasante) for 55 years. Dear and devoted father of Joanna Opalinski and her husband, Joe, of Arlington and Frank Panaccio and his wife, Cara, of Wayland. Brother of Giovanna Panaccio of Italy and the late Serafina Panaccio. Loving grandfather to Joseph, Marisa and Giulia Opalinski and Livia and Frank Panaccio, Jr. Frank’s funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oak Street, Everett, Monday, October 19 at 10:30 am. Burial service will be private. Contributions in Frank’s member to the America Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons, Funeral Home, Everett.