Of Bedford formerly of Watertown Oct. 7. Beloved husband of the late Ann W. (Cloherty). Loving father of Ann Hamel and her husband Normand of Franklin, Mary Labadini of Milton, Carol Labadini of Framingham and John Labadini of Washington, DC. Devoted grandfather of Sarah Labadini, Julie Hamel, Caitlin Labadini and Rose Lettieri Labadini. Dear brother of Esther Sileno of Medford, Alice McPherson of Nashua, NH and the late Caesar, Jack, John and Angelo Labadini. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, and his loving companion Phyllis Lennon of Bedford. Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home in Watertown Square at 6 Riverside St. (cnr. of No. Beacon St.) WATERTOWN on Saturday at 9:30 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 o'clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Visiting hours Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Contributions may be made in Mario's memory to the Labadini Memorial Scholarship Fund, 57 Scotland Rd. Newbury, MA 01951. World War 2 Army Veteran. Former Maitre'd at the Ritz Carlton and the Cafe Budapest. Former owner of the Charles Restaurant in Boston and Mario's on the Hill in Quincy. Funeral Home handicapped accessible. For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com
Published in the Boston Globe from 10/9/2003 - 10/10/2003.