Dennis P. Cardarelli, age 69

of Quincy

Dennis P. Cardarelli, age 69

Dennis P. Cardarelli, age 69, a lifelong resident of Quincy and master pipefitter, died peacefully, Sunday, August 22, 2021 at South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness.

Dennis was born, raised, and educated in Quincy. He attended Quincy High School and completed industrial training at the Wentworth Institute.

Dennis was employed as a master pipefitter for the Frank I. Rounds Company of Randolph for many years. Prior to that, he was associated with the Ace Heating Company. Dennis had been retired for several years.

Dennis was an honorary member of the William R. Caddy Marine Corps League Detachment #124 in Quincy and enjoyed playing on their softball team.

He was proud to be an acquaintance of the former United States Ambassador to Slovakia, Ralph Johnson.

Dennis had a passion for photography. He also enjoyed gardening and was an avid Boston sports fan.

Beloved son of the late Theresa (Browne) Cardarelli and the late Leo P. Cardarelli, Sr.

Devoted brother of Peter Cardarelli and his wife Katarina of Dorchester, twins Michael Cardarelli and his wife Samm of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Mark Cardarelli of Dorchester, Scott DeMarco of Somersworth, N.H., Regina Cameron of Weymouth, Christopher Cardarelli of Stoughton, Andrew Cardarelli and his wife Maureen of Carver, Joseph Cardarelli of Quincy, and predeceased by Gerard Cardarelli, Pamela DeMarco, and Leo Cardarelli, Jr. and his surviving wife Edith of Haverhill.

Dennis is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Sunday, August 29, from 2-5 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 Monday, August 30, at 10 a.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Dennis’ memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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  • God bless Dennis you will be missed you were a good brother and I will miss you daily

  • To the Cardarelli Family.
    We are so sorry for your loss. Dennis will be missed. He was a caring person. We will always have our fond memories of him in our heart. Just like your Dad he will always live in our hearts.

    Suzanne and Tim Timmins
    Fort Myers FL

  • Love and miss you bro

  • Regina,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your brother, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Kathleen Brewer

  • Chris and Mark,

    I am deeply sorry for the lost of your beloved brother, Dennis. He is gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. May he rest in peace.

    Allison Conroy

  • My sincerest condolences to the Cardarelli family and to all who loved Dennis. Rest in peace and God bless.

  • Rest in Peace. May your memories of your brother bring you comfort and the courage to face the days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • I pray for Dennis and cherish the many happy memories of his life with all of you. I was very fortunate to get close to Dennis these past several years, He was stronger than me in will and always fought a brave battle. God has blessed him and will keep him safe until we meet again,
    Please be assured he will always be in my prayers.

  • Dear Dennis, I can’t you gone so fast and so peaceful , thank you for being a friend to me and my family . You are a great person that i ever met . So helpful and always be there when I needed your help. You will always be one of my family member. You will always be missed. From your tent next door Nida ❤️

  • To the Cardarelli family you are in our thoughts and prays. would like to send our condolences for your lost.

  • My deepest sympathies to Dennis’s family. I met Dennis went I moved to G-Town in the 5th grade. He was always nice to me & use to give me Beatle cards . We lost touch as I moved to Florida until a couple of years ago we reunited on Facebook. He was so happy to hear that David “Chunky” & me remarried. I will always have fond memories of Dennis. He’s an angel now.