John A. Maiona, formerly of Winthrop, East Boston and Wellesley, passed away on February 26, 2022. He was 93 years old.
John was the beloved husband of the late Catherine A. (Bolton) Maiona. Beloved father of John A. and his wife Stephanie of Medfield, Christopher B. and his wife Lorna of Norfolk, Justin G. and his wife Jennifer of Wellesley and Matthew J. and his wife Sara of West Roxbury. Devoted “Papa” of Julia, Camden, Antonio, Colby, Jason, Matthew, Katie, Finn and Ella. Brother of Joseph Maiona of Plymouth and the late Anthony Maiona. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
John was a graduate of East Boston High School (where he was known as “Johnny Winthrop” to his classmates), Suffolk University and Suffolk University Law School. John loved Italian cooking, culture and music, as well as his neighborhood of East Boston where he lived for much of his life with Catherine and raised his four boys in Orient Heights. John also enjoyed many summer days in his yard in Kennebunkport, Maine gardening with his beloved Catherine.
John’s Funeral will be from the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home, 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.) WEST ROXBURY on Friday March 4th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa of Avila Church at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held Thursday March 3rd from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Masks are required, per the City of Boston. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.
Remembrances in memory of John may be made to St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley Street, East Boston, MA 02128 or https://www.stjosephstlazarus.org/form/payment-form?fid=3921 or St. Anthony Franciscan Friary, PO Box 980, Kennebunkport, ME 04046 or https://framon.weshareonline.org/ChapelRoomRepairsProject .
John will be laid to rest with his beloved Catherine at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury.
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St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church
59 Ashley St., East Boston MA 02128
St. Anthony Franciscan Friary
PO BOX 980, Kennebunkport ME 04046