Peter J. Ingeneri

  • Born: September 5, 1921
  • Died: June 23, 2018
  • Location: Quincy, Massachusetts

McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
Tel. (781) 334-9966

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather

Peter J. Ingeneri, age 96 of Quincy and formerly of Wakefield and East Boston died Saturday June 23 at the So. Shore Medical Center. He was born in Faro Superiore, Sicily on September 5, 1921 and was the son of the late Giuseppi and Maria Ingegneri. Raised in Boston, he was a graduate of Boston Latin High School in 1939 and later from Boston University in 1946. He was a W.W. II veteran and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Ingeneri was a longtime teacher in the Boston Public Schools and served the last sixteen years of his career there as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools.

He was the beloved husband for 66 years to the late Rose L. (Marinelli) Ingeneri. He was the loving father of Peter J. Ingeneri, Jr. and his wife Beth of NH and Rev. Paul M. Ingeneri and his wife Betsy of TN. He was the brother of Grace Ingegneri and Susie Barry of Braintree, Santa Casella of Waltham and the late Michael Ingegneri and Mary Scaltrito. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Alex, Charlie, Nikolaus, Trevor, Jessica and Kristofor and numerous great grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Florence Church 47 Butler Ave. Wakefield on Wednesday July 11 at 10:00. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation P.O. Box 520208 Winthrop, MA 02152.


Condolence & Memory Journal

The nicest and best math teacher a person could have. At Abraham Lincoln School, he taught me to love mathematics.

Posted by Renee Morris - New York, NY   March 06, 2019

Buddy and Paul
Sorry to hear about your Dad. He was one of my favorites. I never knew about the Freedom Foundation, you should be proud.
Joe Marinelli

Posted by Joseph Marinelli - Fort Mill, SC   July 12, 2018

Posted by Jospeh Marinelli - Fort Mill, SC   July 12, 2018

I remember Mr Ingeneri in 1952 as my teacher at the Abraham Lincoln School. I loved his smile and his love of his job. He was very engaging and I remembered him all my life with fellow classmates. He was a real role model.

Posted by Robert LaRosa - Sun City Center, FL   July 08, 2018

Mr. Ingeneri was a superlatively kind and courteous man who gave my parents invaluable advice about my early education. He even arranged for me to take French classes at the high school when I was in 6th grade. Once, when I was still in elementary school, he gave me four highschool textbooks (math, literature, science, history) as he knew I'd explore them as inclination and ability led me to. Memory eternal to a gentleman and a scholar!

Posted by Thomas DeFreitas - Arlington, MA   July 04, 2018

Mr.Ingeneri and Mrs.Ingeneri were our Cub Scout Pak leader and Den Mother. Mr Ingeneri was also my Confirmation Godfather.

Buddy, Paul and many other kids in the neighborhood played football on the island in front of their house and hockey on the ponds out back.

Many great memories.


Posted by James Sutton - Atkinson, NH   July 04, 2018

May the God and father of Abraham be with you as we await the fulfillment of seeing Abraham offspring fill the earth like the stars in the heavens. Genesis 15:5,6.

Posted by A. M.    July 02, 2018

Remember Mr. Ingeneri and his wife very well. Was friends with Peter Jr. and Paul. My condolences to the family. Another Neptune Rd.
memory gone.

Ken Smith
York, ME

Posted by A friend   June 29, 2018

Remember him and his wife well. Was friends with Peter Jr. and Paul
on Neptune Rd. My condolences to the family.

Ken Smith
York, ME

Posted by A friend   June 29, 2018

I remember Peter as a boy living on Neptune Rd. Visiting with his sons. Peter and his wife were such kind honest people. And very generous. He was very respected in his professional life and as a member of the neighborhood. My grandfather liked him very much to talk to.

Posted by Richard Gavegnano - Wenham, MA   June 28, 2018

I remember Mr. Ingeneri very well. He was an exceptional teacher and administrator. He had a way of connecting with children that was effective, honest, and instructive . He would often visit my classroom to speak to the students and engage them in clever Math related mind games. They loved his visits and tried to replicate the games he taught them. He was a good man, a strong supporter of public education and someone I could rely upon to give good advise to a young teacher. Our prayers are with him and his family.
Mr. V.W. Caristo

Posted by A friend   June 27, 2018

I worked in Peters office in East Boston. He taught me how to play cribbage and we would play every afternoon. What a great man.

Posted by Nancy OBrien - Saugus, MA   June 27, 2018

Mr. Ingeneri was my grammar school teacher in the South End of Boston in the 50's. I remember him as a very fair man. May his soul Rest In Peace!

Posted by Robert Offley - Hyde Park, MA   June 26, 2018

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