Mr. Alfred Joseph Del Signore, Jr., son of the late Alfred Joseph Del Signore, Sr. and Helen Lupo, was born on March 21, 1938, in Glens Falls, NY. Al passed away at his home at Cornerstone - Hampton Memory Care on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from Alzheimer’s surrounded by the peacefulness of his family.
A faithful catholic, Al graduated from Saint Mary’s Academy in Glens Falls, NY.
Active, happy, and fun-loving, Al enjoyed quality family time, gardening, watching NY Giants football and NY Yankees baseball, keeping his Cadillac in premium condition, weight-lifting, traveling, playing the drums, music, especially Jazz, dancing with his lovely wife Barbara, and especially captivating the room with telling a few of his “Al Jokes”.
Al and Barbara were a beautiful fairy-tale couple that were in love and married for sixty years. He was well-known to be a remarkable family man to his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Al was predeceased by his sisters: Patty Ross, Carolann Rathbun, and Gloria Del Signore; brother Richard Del Signore; sister-in-law Laurie Sweet; and brother-in-law Tony Trello.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Anne Del Signore; son Michael Girard Del Signore and his wife Donna; grandson Nicholas Deane Del Signore; daughter Tracey Lynne Marie Del Signore-Wischnowsky, Dr. h.c. HSc. and her husband Axel; granddaughter Christine Leigh Passmore and her husband Christopher; great-grandchildren: Cooper Jay and Oliver Edward Passmore; sisters: Jeanne Trello, Linda Barlow, Maria Del Signore; brother Mark Del Signore; sisters-in-law: Karen Bren and her husband Bobby, Joanne Eggleston and husband Jim, Lynne Smith and husband Jim; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear family friends.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend services for the celebration of Al’s life on Sunday, October 13, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. The ceremony will take place at the funeral home immediately following the visiting hours at 3:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations on Al’s behalf may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.