Armando E. Paladino, 93


Hudson – Armando E. Paladino, 93, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Sunday Aug. 14, 2011, at the Blaire House of Worcester. Armando E. Paladino, 93He was the beloved husband of 39 years to Theresa M. (Guigno) Paladino, who died in 1992.

Born and raised in Waltham, son of the late Frank and Maria Rosa (Costa) Paladino, he attended local schools and was a graduate of Waltham High School, class of 1936. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Navy as a radioman stationed in Panama until being honorably discharged in 1945. He resided in Hudson from 1964 until 1993.

Mr. Paladino was employed as a chemical engineer by M.I.T. Lincoln Labs in Bedford for close to 40 years until retiring in 1983. Prior to Lincoln Labs, he was employed by the Waltham Watch Factory. He was a member of Saint Michael's Parish in Hudson.

He is survived by his three children, Mary Rose Mistretta and her husband Mark of New Milford, Conn., Theresa Caragian and her husband Noel of Middletown, N.J., and Armand Paladino and his wife Madeline of West Boylston; and his nine grandchildren, Lisa DeRaffaele, Michael and Anthony Mistretta, Nicole and Jaclyn Caragian, Alysha Nickerson and Frank, Armand and Dominic Paladino. He is also survived by his great-grandson, Ryan DeRaffaele, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Rose Leeber, Jill Rich and Rinaldo, Carl and Anthony Paladino.

A calling hour will be held Tuesday Aug. 16, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc., 50 Central St., Hudson, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Paladino may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

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