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DelVECCHIO, Leonard M. “Lenny” of Braintree, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family March 24, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of 60 years to Jinetta A. (DiMeco) DelVecchio. Loving father of Kimberly A. DelVecchio of Braintree, Jeffrey L. DelVecchio of Braintree, Vincent O. DelVecchio and his wife Virginia of Stoneham, and Richard J. DelVecchio and his wife Jill of Braintree. Survived by his cherished granddaughters, Kellie Condon and her husband Will, Nicolette DelVecchio, Kayla DelVecchio, Kristen DelVecchio, Dominique DelVecchio, and his-step-grandsons Zack and Nick DelVecchio, his two great grandchildren Kennedy and William Condon, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Nicholas, Anthony, and Arnold DelVecchio. Lenny was a lifelong resident of Braintree and a graduate of Braintree High School Class of 1952. After graduating from high school he joined the Army and served during the Korean Conflict. After the Army he worked at the Raytheon Co. and was an apprentice at General Dynamics, Quincy. From there, he went to work as a salesman at Boston Beverage Co. where he worked for many years and retired from Brockton Wholesale Beverage Co. He was very active in Braintree’s Babe Ruth Baseball program where he coached and was a manager. He moved from coaching to becoming an Umpire and was a member of South Shore Umpires Assoc. He helped coach several A.A.U. Baseball Teams and became known as “12” by his teams. Lenny’s great joy however, came from spending time with family and friends and summering on Cape Cod. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree MA 02184 until 9:30 AM Tuesday, April 3, 2018 followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, So. Braintree Sq. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday, April 2, 2018, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Internment will take place in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree MA.

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