Boston Police Department Administrative Clerk
Steven M. DiPrima (Boston Police Department), a 26 year resident of East Boston and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Sunday, May 1 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a five year courageous battle with cancer. He was 61 years old.
Steven was born in Boston on March 15, 1961, a son of Priscilla R. (Flaherty) DiPrima and the late Santo S. DiPrima. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated at St. Francis De Sales Parochial School and graduated from Malden Catholic High School in 1979. He furthered his education at Northeastern University and the University of Southern New Hampshire. Steven worked in several civilian capacities for the Boston Police Department and as an Administrative Clerk following 28 years of dedicated service to the City of Boston.
He enjoyed acting and was so very proud that he appeared in several small independent films and was always willing to belt out a song to whomever would listen to him. He enjoyed watching old movies and listening to 50’s era music. Steven was well known for his great sense of humor and he enjoyed making people laugh and always knew that it was important for people look on the bright side of situations.
The beloved and loving husband of 25 years to Maria G. (D’Angelo) DiPrima and the beloved son of Priscilla R. (Flaherty) DiPrima and the late Santo S. DiPrima, he was the devoted brother of Joseph DiPrima, Charles DiPrima and his wife, Nubia, Rita Gingras and her husband, Albert, Lisa Sgrosso and her husband, Joseph and the late Luci Ann DiPrima; the beloved brother-in-law of Angela Maniaci and her husband, Vito, Fina Briguglio and her husband, Joseph and Salvatore D’Angelo and his wife, Diane. He is also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Steven’s Funeral on Friday, May 6 at 10 a.m. from The Carr Funeral Home, 220 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown followed by his Funeral Mass in St. Francis De Sales Church, 313 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown at 11 a.m. His burial will be private. Visiting hours will be Thursday, May 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in Steven’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.