James A. Mag­nasco, 71, of Winthrop, owner of Jimmy Magg’s eatery

Boston Herald - - OBITUARIES -

James A. “Jimmy Magg” Mag­nasco of Winthrop died Thurs­day. He was 71.

Mr. Mag­nasco owned Jimmy Magg’s Restau­rant in East Bos­ton. He was also a re­tired deputy har­bor­mas­ter for Winthrop.

He was a vet­eran of the Mas­sachusetts Na­tional Guard.

Mr. Mag­nasco was a life mem­ber of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks 1078, a mem­ber of the Ori­ent Heights Yacht Club, Vol­un­teer Yacht Club, Knights of Columbus-Winthrop Coun­cil 162, Cir­cle Yacht Club, Ft. Laud­erdale Small Boat Club and the Dan­vers Fish and Game Club.

His fa­vorite hobby was fly­ing, which he en­joyed for many years.

Mr. Mag­nasco is sur­vived by his wife, Geral­dine (Ah­ern); four daugh­ters, Jer­a­lyn P. Zuf­fante of Winthrop, Deb­o­rah A. D’An­drea of Winthrop, Dena M. White of Winthrop and Lisa M. of New Jersey; a son, James A. of East Bos­ton; a brother Pat of East Bos­ton; 11 grand­chil­dren; and many nieces and neph­ews.

A fu­neral Mass will be cel­e­brated at 10 a.m. to­mor­row at St. John the Evan­ge­list Church, Winthrop.

Burial will be in Winthrop Ceme­tery.

Ar­range­ments by Mau­rice W. Kirby Fu­neral Home, Winthrop.

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