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Gennaro "Cris" Cristoforo

July 19, 1929 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Gennaro "Cris" Cristoforo Obituary

Gennaro “Cris” J. Cristoforo, age 94 of North Easton, passed away on Sunday, December 10th, 2023 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the beloved husband to the late Thelma (Peters) Cristoforo.

Genaro was born in Everett Ma on July 19th,1929, to the late Rose (Bernard) and Albert Cristoforo. He served in the Korean War and later attended Weber College in Ogden Utah as part of the GI bill. Genaro later joined IBM and started in Madison, Wisconsin. He was later transferred to IBM Poughkeepsie, and IBM Endicott as part of the SAGE project (Semi- Automatic Ground Environment). At that time SAGE was the world’s largest computer project and perhaps the most ambitious computing project in history. IBM handled hardware development and manufacturing. Genaro’s goal was to relocate back to Massachusetts and he finally landed a transfer to IBM Cambridge. He took an early retirement when he reached 60 years of age. Genaro was a devout catholic and family man and was a longtime parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church in Easton. He was an avid fan of dog racing and enjoyed going for walks. His greatest passion was spending time with his grandchildren.

Genaro is survived by his two sons: Albert J. Cristoforo and his wife Sheri Du of Salem, NH and China, and Charles A. Cristoforo and his wife Patricia of Duxbury. He is also survived by his daughter Sandra Ford and her husband Robert of North Easton, 9 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Genaro was also the brother of the late Albert Cristoforo, Louise Cataldo and Jennie Carrabino.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 18th, 2023, from 10:00-11:00am in the Southeast Funeral Home, 93 Center St. North Easton Ma. A Funeral Service will immediately follow in the funeral home at 11:00am. Burial will take place at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 97 Canton St., North Easton, MA.

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Visitation
Monday
December 18, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Southeast Funeral Home
93 Center St.
North Easton, MA 02356

Funeral Service
Monday
December 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Southeast Funeral Home
93 Center St.
North Easton, MA 02356

Burial
Monday
December 18, 2023

Immaculate Conception Cemetery
97 Canton St.
North Easton, MA 02356

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