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Joseph J. "Joe" Pappalardo

June 27, 1944 ~ January 29, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Joseph Pappalardo Obituary

Joseph J. “Joe” Pappalardo – Methuen, MA


Joseph J. “Joe” Pappalardo age 78 of Methuen, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born on June 27, 1944 in Lawrence, MA the son of the late, Anthony and Jacqueline (Callahan) Pappalardo.  He was raised and educated in Lawrence, MA and graduated from Lawrence High School, Class of 1964.  Joe owned and operated Evergreen Landscaping in Methuen, MA for 32 years.


Joe loved the outdoors, especially taking care of his lawn and property.  He also loved to tend to his vegetable garden, where he grew the most amazing tomatoes.  He was a dog lover who had many favorite pets over the years.  Joe was also proud to have served as a Methuen Town Counselor for two terms.


He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jeanne M. (McAllister) Pappalardo of Methuen, his daughters, Gina M. Pappalardo and her significant other, James K. Freeman of Pelham, NH and Lisa of Wisconsin, his sisters, Rita Mouleart and Kerry Anderson, both of Methuen, his grandchildren, Isaac and Iris and his great-grandchild, Vincenzo, all of Wisconsin.  Joe is also survived by a cousin, Cathy Callahan as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was also predeceased by his sister, Toni Jaye Still.


Calling hours are Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 12 – 2:00 PM at Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.  A service will follow the calling hours at 2:00 PM at the funeral home.  Burial in Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen will follow the service.  Donations are requested to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or  Please visit for directions or to sign the online guest book.

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Calling Hours
February 2, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dewhirst Boles Funeral Home and Cremation Service
80 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844

Funeral Service
February 2, 2023

2:00 PM
Dewhirst Boles Funeral Home and Cremation Service
80 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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