Antoinette Giordano, 90, Was an Excellent Cook

Antoinette D'Angelico Giordano of Medford, 90, died on Monday, May 12, at the Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford.

Born and raised in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Emma Malchionda D'Angelico. She was a resident of Medford for more than 50 years.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she enjoyed her home and the company of family and friends. She was talented at knitting and sewing. She was also a great cook. This translated easily into her dedication to her family's business, Giordano's Restaurant.

Since 1943 when she joined her late husband, Wilfred, Mrs. Giordano helped operate their landmark eatery, now operated by their children. Summer after summer, she greeted customers and welcomed families at the clam bar.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Polito of Revere; two sons, Wilfred (Buster) Giordano Jr. and his wife, Valarie, of Danvers; Richard Giordano and his wife, Nancy, of Oak Bluffs, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 16, at Sacred Heart Church, 55 Winthrop street, Medford. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of Martha's Vineyard, Box 2549, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.