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Sarchioni, Albert J. Jr., a lifelong resident of East Cambridge passed away at age 81 on September 2, 2023, surrounded by his loving family.

Devoted husband of Elaine Sarchioni.  Loving father of Dianne Shuman and her husband Kazimierz Sr., Cheryl Keane and her husband Kevin.  Cherished grandfather of Kazimierz Jr., Kristen, Kerri and Kristopher Shuman, Olivia, Michael and Matthew Keane. Adored great-grandfather of Avery Salvato-Shuman. Beloved brother of Bernard Sarchioni and his wife Eileen, Robert Sarchioni, and the late Barbara Elderd, Catherine Furtado, Alice, Richard, John (who is survived by his wife Margaret), William, Michael, and Ann Marie Sarchioni.  Beloved brother-in-law of Pamela and Danny DiMille and Lily Latorella.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and many other loving relatives and friends. 

Funeral from the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge Street in Cambridge on, Saturday, September 9, 2023, at 9:00 am.

Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, 49 Sixth Street in Cambridge at 10:00 am. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Friday, September 8, 2023, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Cambridge Cemetery. 

Al was a proud U.S. Army National Guardsman and a retired employee of M.I.T.  In his younger years he worked as a driver for Yellow Cab in Cambridge.

He was married to the love of his life Elaine for 57 years. An avid New York Giants fan who enjoyed watching Sunday Football with the family. He enjoyed his daily trip to Coco’s store to play his lottery numbers. It was the daily interactions with his daughters and grandchildren that he valued the most such as taking the kids to school, attending their sports games and the phone calls he would receive from them every day.

After retiring from MIT he worked weekends at his brother’s store a neighborhood staple known as Sarchioni’s where he loved to talk about sports on the corner with his family and friends

He loved the holidays, especially Christmas when everyone looked forward to his home-made sauce and meatballs. A man with a heart of gold whose family meant everything to him.

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sacred Heart Church, 49 Sixth Street, Cambridge, MA  02141.