CANTO, Wayne L. Sr. In Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester, died November 14, 2018, age 71 years.
Beloved husband of Janet P. (Ray) Canto.
Loving father of Wayne L. Canto Jr. of Weymouth, Stephen J. Canto (BPD) and his wife Dawn Canto of Weymouth, and Michael J. and his wife Traci Canto of Canton.
Devoted grandpa of Lora, Elana, Diana, Brianna, Andrew, and J.J.
Son of the late H. Rita (O'Brien) Brousseau and Edmund Canto.
Brother of Phyllis and her husband Butch Cicero of Lowell, Joe and his wife Laura Blair of Haverhill, June and her husband Joe Gallant of Tewksbury, Dennis and his wife Donna Blair of TN, and the late Edmund Canto, Rosemarie Smith, and John Canto.
Survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Wayne's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Friday from 4-8 P.M.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, on Saturday morning, November 17, at 10 A.M.
Burial will follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
Wayne was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. He graduated from Cambridge Latin, Class of 1966, and was a retired employee of AT&T and Sprint.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Wayne's memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.