Albert Dominic Pioli

Al Pioli went to be with our Lord July 4th.  He  was born in Seneca Falls, NY May 9th 1931. He joined the Air force at 17 and was stationed at Paine Field, Everett when he met Sylvia (Earl) Hendrickson and had 8 children. Later in life he married Donna (Fields) Pioli and gained 6 more children. Donna and Al just celebrated 30 years of marriage.
He was proceeded in death by his Parents Luigi Pioli and Josephine Giovannetti, 9 brothers and sisters and 1 grandson. He is survived by his wife Donna, brother Lou Pioli, children Rene’ Pioli, Angela Pioli, Debbie (Ralph) Lloyd, Sandi (Steve) Youngren, Lora (Jim) Robinson, Brenda Wharton, Matt (Ginger) Pioli and Gina Blondin, 26 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. 6 stepchildren, Carrie, Cathleen, Amie, Rob, Anne, Terrie and their families and many nieces and nephews.
Al was a man of many talents and was well known in the community. His greatest accomplishment, besides his family, was being one of the first ordained married deacons and served St. Mary Magdalen Parish and other churches for many years. He also had the honor of serving on the Pastorial staff at Providence Hospital. While serving at St. Mary Magdalen and working at Everett Community College he had the opportunity to help many people and developed long lasting friendships. His door was always open to those in need.  He will be remembered for his love, advice, compassion and jokes.  We miss you already Dad.
There will be a viewing Friday July 13th from 12:00 to 5:00 at Solie Funeral Home and Mass at St. Mary Magdalen Church Saturday July 14th at 1:30 pm with reception following in the church hall.


7 Responses

  1. Donna Pioli

    Honey, I miss you so much! You are missed by lots of people because that is the kind of person
    You were. You loved to see people and entertain them with your tons of stories and jokes.
    I am so thankful that we had 30 wonderful years together.
    I love you and always will.
    Til we meet again,

  2. Carrie Luecke

    Mom and Pioli Family-
    Al leaves an amazing legacy through all of you. As I talked about your husband and Father this week at work, I talked of all the stories he used to tell. His stories had people in stiches. His memory will live on. Al will be listening and watching to know who will take up his torch to carry on the stories he was so fond of telling.

    My favorite was about Petey:

    This is the story about a poor little snake named “Petey.”

    Petey was a snake only so big. Petey lived in a pit with
    his mother. One day Petey was hissing in the pit when his mother
    said: ‘Petey, don’t hiss in the pit, go outside the pit to hiss.”
    So Petey went outside of the pit to hiss.

    Petey was hissing all around when he finally leaned over and
    hissed in the pit. Petey’s mother heard Petey hissing in the pit
    and said: “Petey, if you must hiss in a pit, go over to Mrs.
    Pott’s pit to hiss in her pit. Petey went over to Mrs. Pott’s
    pit to hiss in her pit, but Mrs. Pott was not at home, so he
    hissed in her pit anyway. While Petey was hissing in Mrs. Pott’s
    pit, Mrs. Pott came home and found Petey hissing in her pit. She
    said: “Petey, if you must hiss in a pit, don’t hiss in my pit; go
    to your own pit and hiss.”

    This made Petey very sad, and he cried all the way home.
    When Petey got home, his mother saw him crying, and said: “Petey,
    what’s the matter?” Petey said: “I went over to Mrs. Pott’s to
    hiss in her pit, but Mrs. Pott was not at home, so I hissed in
    her pit anyway, Mrs. Pott came home and found me hissing in her
    pit and said: ‘Petey, if you must hiss in a pit, go to your own
    pit and hiss. Don’t hiss in my pit.'”

    This made Petey’s mother very angry, and she said: “Why that
    mean old lady. I knew Mrs. Pott when she didn’t have a pit to
    hiss in.”

    May your memories of Al bring you some comfort during this difficult time.
    Much Love-
    Carrie Luecke and Spencer Durham

  3. Patrick Franssen

    What a family and life. Rest in Peace Deacon Pioli.

  4. Nancy Keal

    May you rest in peace Al Pioli with our Lord Jesus Christ as you watch over your beloved families.

  5. Sheri Anaforian

    We are so very sorry for your loss. May y’all feel the comfort of Jesus as you walk through this journey.

    Robert & Sheri Anaforian

  6. Merilee Giovannini

    Dear Donna and all of the Pioli Children,
    Joe and I were fortunate to have seen Uncle Al just 5 days before his passing, and he was as always happy to have visitors, smiling and joking and looking good. I have enjoyed something I think Al was most proud of and that is his family, you are all so welcoming and kind. Debbie and I especially share a special friendship.
    I think the way you raise your children says a lot about a person, so that being said your Dad was one of a kind, great job Al , on 8 loving, caring, children.
    May you all find comfort in the lasting memories, and each other.
    Blessings to you all, Joe and Merilee

  7. Tina Messinger

    You will forever be in our hearts Grandpa, your legacy lives on through the amazing family you created. I love and miss you dearly.

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