Daniel J. Dieso, Jr., age 74

of Holbrook

Daniel J. Dieso, Jr., age 74

Daniel J. Dieso, Jr., age 74, of Holbrook, formerly of North Quincy, died peacefully, Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, surrounded by his loving family.

Daniel was born in Boston, to the late Daniel J. and Beatrice M. (Ardagna) Dieso. Raised in South Boston and North Quincy, he was a graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 1965. He later attended Wentworth Institute and Northeastern University. Dan lived in Holbrook for fifty years, previously in North Quincy. He also enjoyed summers in Harwich on Cape Cod, where he loved spending time with his family and friends making memories that will last a lifetime. Dan always had a story or a joke to tell.

He proudly served in the Army National Guard of Massachusetts.

Dan was employed as a mechanical engineer. He began his career at the former Fore River Shipyard, graduating from the Sheetmetal Apprentice School. He then worked for Stone & Webster Company, then Charles T. Main Company before forming his own company, Dome Sheet Metal of Stoughton and Holbrook, which he owned and operated for eleven years. He then worked as a facility manager for the Archdiocese of Boston for several years before retiring.

Dan and his wife, Joanne, were active in the Archbishop Williams High School Parents Association in the 1990s, especially at the concession stands at Gillette Stadium. He was also a longtime member of the Holbrook Scholarship Committee.

He was devoted to his family and especially his cherished grandchildren, supporting their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for fifty years of Joanne (Saluti) Dieso.

Devoted father of Jennifer L O’Shea and her husband Christopher of Abington, Gregory D. Dieso of Hanson, Amy M. Cotter and her husband David of Abington.

Loving Nonno of Maren and Will O’Shea, Grace and Emily Dieso, Abby and Harry Cotter.

Dear brother of Stephen D. Dieso and his wife Judith of Kansas City, Mo., Laura Campbell and her husband Joseph of Holbrook.

Brother-in-law of the late Robert G. Saluti and his surviving wife Joanne of Harwich.

Dan is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Wednesday, June 22, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Joseph Parish, 153 South Franklin Street, Holbrook, on Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to The Arc of the South Shore, 20 Pond Park, Unit 113, Hingham, MA 02043 or the charity of your choice.


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  • Danny will always be remembered, his spirit lives on in the lives he has touched. Danny will never be forgotten. Our deepest condolences for his family and praying for strength and healing.

    Ryan Passaretti
    Karen Nunziato

  • Joanne and family –
    I have so many happy memories of Dan from my time teaching with Joanne at Mt Alvernia so many years ago. He was a wonderful man and I was blessed to have known him.
    Much love and peace in memories –
    Julie DeMatteo-Lane

  • John and I are so sorry to hear of Danny’s passing. It was an honor to have known him. He will be truly missed.

  • Amy and family, I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ❤️🙏

  • I was fortunate to work with Dan at Charles T Main and again when he helped our parish with planning and building a new church. Big smile, firm handshake and a can do attitude were Dan’s calling card. Condolences to his family for the loss of a good man.

  • So sorry Joanne, Dan was a great guy. always enjoyed his company. I’m sorry I’ll be out of state and will not be able to attend the wake

  • Joanne and Family I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.

  • Greg, I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Joanne, Our prayers are with you and your beautiful family during these sad times. Elaine and Paul Malayter