The Nahant American Legion Post 215 raises the US Army Service Flag in honor of Jim Steriti's Life & Service.
Vincent A. Jim” Steriti, 94 years old, died August 31, 2020 at his home in Nahant surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty” (Oliver) Steriti. He was born in Revere, March 14, 1926, the son of the late Albert and Theresa (DiGianni) Steriti. He was raised in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. He moved to Nahant in 1973. He was an Army Veteran of WWII serving as a Sergeant in the Army Air Corps. He served as an airplane armorer in the Asiatic Pacific Theater with the 39th Fighter Squadron. Jim was a member of the American Legion Post in Nahant, a member of the Mottolo VFW Post 4524 in Revere. He was a communicant of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Nahant. Jim served as a Deputy Chief in the Revere Fire Department. He retired in 1977 after 26 years of service to the City of Revere. He is survived by his two sons, Edward Steriti, a Revere Firefighter, and his wife Antonia of Nahant, Dr. John Steriti and his wife Kristen of Lynn , four daughters, Dianne Skreslet-Doucette and her husband Donald of Peabody, Linda Cataldo and her husband Robert of Wakefield, Carol Steriti and her partner Richard Sek of Revere and Judy Steriti and her partner Kevin Bailey of Nahant. He leaves a companion Joan Buccini of Revere. He was “Grumpy” to his 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchild. He is the brother of Nora Moccia of Lynnfield, Rosemarie Maloney and her husband Bill of Peabody and the late Angelo Steriti, Father Edward Steriti OCSO, and Eleanor Misci. Jim’s funeral will be private The family prefers donations in lieu of flowers to support, St. Joseph’s Abbey, 167 North Spencer Road, Spencer, Massachusetts 01562. Guestbook at www.solimine.com.