John L. Biagiotti
John L. Biagiotti, 73, husband of Donna
L. (Mayer) Biagiotti of Fille Street, Ipswich, died unexpectedly Sunday,
January 13, 2019 at Beverly Hospital.
Born in Charlestown on November 9,
1945, he was the youngest child and only son of Italian immigrant parents,
the late Leonetto and Iva (Pierotti) Biagiotti. John was raised in
Burlington where he met his best friend, Robert Bucknam. During the years
of the Vietnam War John served in the U.S. Air Force before choosing his
life long career as a successful Controls Engineer. He was employed at
Johnson Controls for thirty-six years and Cimetrics for the past fourteen
In August 1980 he married the love of
his life Donna (Mayer) and together they lovingly raised two daughters,
Jennifer Biagiotti of Newburyport and Michaela Biagiotti of Ipswich, who
he was infinitely devoted to and brought him so much joy.
John was a self-proclaimed handyman,
able to tackle any project. He loved working outside, tinkering around
with cars, and lending his helping hand to anyone around him. His greatest
joy was spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his
kindness, generosity, humor, and patience. John will be profoundly missed.
In addition to his wife of thirty-eight
years and their two daughters, he is survived by his sister and
brother-in-law, Teresa and John Merrigan of NM, and his loving extended
family of Maureen and Mark Pojasek of NC, Catherine Richert of NC,
Laurie-Jean Damon and her partner John Carroll of Beverly, Lisa Crowe of
Burlington, as well as many cherished nieces, nephews, and friends. He was
predeceased by his sister Joan and brother-in-law Russell S. Crockett.
His funeral will be held 10 am, Tuesday, January 22, from the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by the
celebration of a funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in Our Lady of
Hope Church, Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. Visiting hours will be Monday, January 21, from 4 to 7 pm.
Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in
his name can be made to Our Lady of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Road,
Ipswich, MA 01938, or a charity of your choice.
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