Hundreds Gather to Bid Final Farewell to Somerville Firefighter Joey Marano

Photo credit to FF Earl Johnson courtesy of Somerville Firefighters Local 76

By William Tauro

Hundreds of firefighters, friends and relatives attended the funeral to say a final goodbye to Somerville Firefighter Joey Marano this past Wednesday morning.

“Joey Marano was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville.
“Somerville Firefighters suffered a huge loss tonight. We lost a beloved member of the department to occupational cancer. Joey Marano was a compassionate paramedic a great Jake and true family man. He was an excellent example of how you should live your life. Loving gentle, kind and caring. Joey touched so many lives and everyone who met him him loved him. He will be sorely missed. Rest easy brother, we will take it from here.”

Somerville Firefighters Local 76 Union
President Tom Ross


MARANO, Joey L. – Of Norfolk formerly of Somerville, October 2, 2020.
Beloved husband of Lori Marano.
Dear Son of Pasquale and Elizabeth Marano.
Loving father of Justin and Amanda Berneburg of Norfolk.
Devoted brother of Louis Marano and his wife Jennifer of Tewksbury.
Cherished uncle of Brooke and Sarah Marano.
Also survived by many Brothers and Sisters in Public Safety.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Joey’s memory to the Somerville Firefighter’s Scholarship Fund, Federal Credit Union, 266 Broadway Somerville, MA 02145.
Joey was a Somerville Fire fighter and Paramedic, Boston College Police Officer and Foxboro Police Officer, he will be truly missed by all who knew him.



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