Tony A. Maimone, a resident of Burlington for over 53 years, passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center on Thursday morning, May 17, 2007 after a short battle with cancer. The husband of Mildred “Ginger” (Roe) Maimone, he was 78 years old. Tony was born in Boston, the son of Italian immigrants, the late Michael and Rosalie Maimone. He was raised and educated in Roxbury.
Tony worked for over 30 years as a mechanic and fleet manager at Drakes Bakery. Prior to working at Drakes, he was employed as a mechanic for the Checker Cab Company. He took pride in that he could fix almost anything. He enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. He purchased an unfinished home in Burlington in 1954. He continuously worked nights and weekends on the home so that he could move his family from Boston to Burlington. He treasured the time spent with his grandson, Matthew, restoring a 1979 Corvette. He loved working on the car, but more importantly sharing his knowledge and interests with his grandson. He enjoyed working on computers. He could take a computer apart and rebuild it and even built a computer from scratch. Tony was a Boston Sports fan and enjoyed following both the Red Sox and the Patriots. Tony was devoted to his family. He was a loving husband for over 55 years. He was a proud father and grandfather.
Tony was the beloved husband of Mildred “Ginger” (Roe) Maimone. He was the loving father of Susan M. & her husband Thomas Antle, Richard A. & his wife Deborah, Stephen A. & his wife Pamela all of Billerica. He was the brother of Josephine Maimone of Stoughton, Mary Prendergast of Stoughton, Laura Kuszek of Dracut, and the late Frank and Joseph. He was the grandfather of Patrick and Matthew Antle, Stephen, Michelle, Michael, Melissa, and Anthony Maimone.
Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Monday, May 21 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret’s Church, 111 Winn St., BURLINGTON at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Sunday 3-6 p.m. Interment in Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials in Tony’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. For directions, obituary and on-line guest book see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net