Dario Francis Morvillo 92 of Hudson, MA and Nokomis, FL passed away peacefully at home with family on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
Born in Waltham, MA on March 31, 1929, to the late Mattia & Alice (Yamartino) Morvillo, Dario was
predeceased by his parents, his wife Dorothy E. Morvillo who passed away suddenly on July 11, 2008,
and his two brothers, Claudio and Edward Morvillo.
Dario was educated at Waltham High School and attended the Waltham School of Watchmaking prior to
serving in the United States Coast Guard from December 29, 1950 to December 28, 1953 aboard the
USCGC Mariposa WAGL397. Upon leaving the service, Dario worked at Raytheon Co and then M/A COM
Inc in Burlington, MA for 33 years prior to retiring in 1990. In addition, Dario worked for the Marlboro
Hudson Ambulance Service as an EMT and as a member of the Hudson Auxiliary Police Department for
Dario was known for his strong work ethic, sense of humor, spunk and sassiness. Family was important
and he cherished the long-held traditions of family get-togethers. Dario loved the beach (particularly
Humarock) and the Nokomis Jetty watching sunsets. He was an avid reader, enjoyed bowling in his
younger years, square dancing with his wife, making puzzles, woodworking, and playing card games. He
loved life, treasured his long-lasting friendships and was known for his positive attitude and joking
personality. You never knew whether he was serious or not until you looked at him long enough and he
would finally break out laughing. Dario lived an independent and fulfilling life until six weeks prior to his
Dario is survived by so many that loved and admired him: his three daughters Darilyn (Morvillo) Tervo
and her husband David of Bolton, MA; Cheryl (Morvillo) Monaghan of Reisterstown, MD and Janice
(Morvillo) Dougal and her husband Scott of Spruce Head, Maine; 3 grandchildren: Katelyn Monaghan
Bem and her husband Jonathan of Reisterstown, MD, Courtney Dougal Carpenter and her husband Ryan
of Manchester, NH and David Dougal of Nashua, NH; his great granddaughter Stella Dorothy Bem of
Reisterstown, MD; his girlfriend Mary Agnes Casey of Barre Vermont; his brother-in-law William E.
Parker (brother of Dorothy Morvillo) and wife Mary of Waltham and Sarasota, FL and his sister-in-law
(wife of Edward Morvillo) Bartolina Formato and husband Gusippi Formato of Waltham, MA. Dario also
leaves behind many nieces, nephews, godchildren, his cousin Theresa Bond of Reading, MA and many,
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM at the Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central Street. Hudson, MA 01749. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 20, 2021 in St. Joseph The Good Provider Church, 52 West Street, Berlin, MA. Burial will immediately follow in Forestvale Cemetery, Broad Street, Hudson, MA.
Dario's preference, in lieu of flowers, is to make a donation in his name to either: St. Jude's Childrens
Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the St. Joseph The Good Provider
Church, 52 West Street, Berlin, MA 01503 where he was a long-time parishioner.