Joseph M. Bissanti, age 75

of Quincy

Joseph M. Bissanti, age 75

Quincy – Joseph M. Bissanti, age 75, of Quincy, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at CareOne at Newton, surrounded by his loving family.

Joseph was born, raised, and educated in Quincy. He was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1965. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University, working part-time as a barber to support himself while a student.

Joseph enjoyed a varied and full life. He was a business entrepreneur, owning and operating four businesses which spanned the areas and industries of travel, food, import, and transportation. He was a financial planner and insurance award winner with Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Company. Joseph was proud to be featured in Who’s Who in America. Joseph was also a longtime employee of the Montilio’s Baking Company.

Joseph was an avid traveler, having visited many states domestically and many countries abroad. He had a love of sports and for a time, was involved as an assistant coach and vice president of Weymouth Pop Warner football. He also placed great importance on scouting and spent six years as a Scoutmaster in Quincy.

Devoted father of Nicholas Bissanti and his fiancée Kristin of Calif., Vincent and his wife Ashley, and Alicia Bissanti, all of Kingston.

Loving grandfather of Mia and Sal.

Cherished son of Nia (Coppolecchia) Bissanti of Quincy and the late Anthony Bissanti.

Dear brother of Michael A. Bissanti of Quincy.

Joseph is also survived by two nephews and their families.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, January 3, from 4 – 6 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 4, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Joseph’s memory may be made to any of the following charities Joseph supported and felt deeply about: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516, or Prison Fellowship, P.O. Box 1550, Merrifield, VA 22116-1550.


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  • Nia and Michael

    So sorry for your loss You both have given Joe such good care God bless you both


  • Dear Nia and Michael,

    Just as our thoughts were continually with you as you endeavored to support and care for Joe though the difficult past years of his illness, please know that you remain in our thoughts and prayers as you now face the grief of losing a son and a brother. Remember that we are only a phone call away.

    Michael, what a gift you gave your brother in the loving and compassionate nursing care you provided to Joe. Your laudable efforts maintained the comfort and dignity of Joe to the very end. We hope you can now rest and take comfort in knowing that you honored your brother’s wishes to remain at home with you and Nia.

    We are sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you both.

    Al and Maureen

  • Sorry to hear about Joe’s passing. I was a classmate and fellow class of 65 Graduate. Joe was a genuine wonderful person. I remember his warm smile and great personality and laugh. Happy to see that he enjoyed a successful and happy life.
    My deepest condolences to his family.
    George liscombe