Americo Sarno, “Meric”, age 95, of Medford, died peacefully on September 26, 2014. Americo was the beloved husband of Madge (Forster) Sarno, cherished son of the late Louis and Mary Angela (Nigro) Sarno, devoted father of Ann Wright of Dennis, Stephen Sarno of Rhode Island, and Elaine Hoff of Wilmington, loving grandfather of Edwin C. Wright Jr., Christian Wright, Matthew Wright, Stephen Sarno, Sophia Sarno, John Hoff, Justin Hoff, and great-grandfather to Molly, Katie, Jack, Ellie, Killian, Liliana, and Ava Wright. Meric was pre-deceased by his brothers Edward, Frederick, and Albert.
Born in Enfield, Connecticut, Americo grew up in Cambridge and worked for over 20 years for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Upon retirement, Americo worked at a job he thoroughly enjoyed, as part-time bartender at Guido’s Cafe in Cambridge; a position from which he retired on his 80th birthday. A World War II Army Veteran, Americo was stationed in England, where he met and married his wife of sixty-nine years, Madge (Forster) Sarno.
Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, October 2nd at 12:00 noon. Interment with Military Honors to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 1st from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Americo’s name may be made to the Wilmington Community Fund, P. O. Box 147, Wilmington, MA 01887.