The following is from Dello Russo Funeral Home.
Stephen F. Bottari Jr., of Medford, died Monday, April 14. A lifelong resident of Medford, he was the son of the late Stephen F. Sr. and Pauline (Arria) Bottari.
Stephen was the beloved husband of Linda (Lordan) Bottari and the devoted father of Stephen Bottari III and his wife Sarah of Tewksbury, Jason and Christopher Bottari, both of Medford. He was the loving grandfather of Sadie Bottari and the brother of Pauline DiBlasi and her husband Sal of Medford, and the late Frank Bottari. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Stephen was an enthusiast of many sports including fishing, tennis, cars, photography, skiing and camping with his family.
A funeral will be held from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford on Tuesday, April 22, at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Francis Of Assisi Church, 441 Fellsway West, Medford, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 4-8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.