Anthony J. “Tony” Viapiano, age 78

of Quincy

Anthony J. “Tony” Viapiano, age 78

Anthony J. “Tony” Viapiano, age 78, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died suddenly and peacefully, Saturday, September 3, 2022, at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, in the comfort of his loving family.

Anthony was born in Quincy, to the late Joseph and Mary (Massaro) Viapiano. Raised and educated there, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1961, and attended Northeastern University.

Tony was proud to have served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era.

He was employed in property management with The Grossman Companies, Inc. for thirty years, and had been retired for many years.

Tony was a member of the Torre Dei Passeri Social Club in Quincy. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Most of all, he was devoted to his family, actively supporting their activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for fifty-three years of Kathleen J. (Olsen) Viapiano.

Devoted father of Anthony J. Viapiano, Jr. and his wife Kimberly Shubrooks of Burlington, John J. Viapiano and his wife Amy Ho of Hingham.

Loving grandfather of Joseph, Aidan, and Emmie Viapiano.

One of four siblings, he was the dear brother of Vincent Viapiano and his wife Carol of The Villages, Fla., and was predeceased by Patricia Vaillancourt and Isabel Cox.

Tony is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Wednesday, September 7, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Thursday, September 8, at 10:30 a.m., with military honors to follow.

For those who wish, donations in Tony’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.


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  • I knew Tony as a a great brother in law. He was a loving father and husband. My sympathy goes to his wife Cathy and sons and brother Vincent.. May he rest in peace.
    Tony will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

  • Tony was a great caring friend. We grew up together in a great neighborhood. It was the best time to grow up. We will all miss you, my friend. My since condolences to Kathy, Anthony, John, Vincent, and their families. Rest in peace my long time friend.

  • I am so sorry about the death of our cousin Tony.
    I remember of him like a sweet and so lovely person .
    I would like to send a big hug to Katy and her son’s.
    With love
    Isabella Santoro.

  • Tony, a valued friend since childhood. Our group of friends have maintained a close friendship for 70+ years. Often referring to ourselves as the “Elm St. Magnificent 7 plus 3”.
    We will all miss you Tony, the most Magnificent of us all.
    Kathy, Anthony, John, Vincent and families, please accept our most sincere sympathy and condolences. Rest in peace dear friend.

  • Goodbye Tony my friend since 4yrs oldi was blessed to seee Tony first time in 50 yrs when I was in Qt a week before he passed away.A good kind caring friend.My condolences to his family.Rest in peace my friend.We will be neighbors aagain with the Edwards St gang.🙏🙏Lou friend Lou Rodophele

  • Rest in peace, good friend. As Alfred, Albert and Louie have written above, Tony was a good friend since our childhood days, just a nice kind person. Our sincere condolences to Kathy, Anthony, John, Vincent and their families.
    Tom and Charlotte DiTullio

  • Our deepest sympathy to Cathy and her family. Tony will be greatly missed.