Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

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John Matarese 100,

John Matarese 100, of Milford died Friday September 9th at the Lydia Taft Rehab Center in Uxbridge after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Ninfa “Alice” (Pizzurro) Matarese who died in 2004. Born in Gaeta, Italy the son of the late Luciano and Rosa (Simeone) Matarese. He had lived in Arlington and Framingham before moving to Milford in 1996. He and his wife owned and operated the former Louie and sons fruit store in East Arlington for over 50 years.   A communicant of Sacred Heart Church, he was know for his late in life culinary skills. His specialty was lobster and shrimp sauce, which he regularly shared with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   He leaves two sons, John L. Matarese and his wife Ann (Lynch) of Bradford, William S. Matarese and his wife Beverly (Anderson) of Shrewsbury, a daughter Carol (Matarese) Caffrey and her husband Michael of Uxbridge, a brother Louie Matarese of Torrance California, six grandchildren, Jessica (Matarese) McCann of So. Grafton, Alicia Matarese of (T.I.L.L.) Westborough, Maura Matarese of Acton, John S. Matarese of Medford, Michael Caffrey of Uxbridge and Jennifer (Caffrey) Pinto of Middleboro, six great-grandchildren, Matthew, Rebecca, and Luke McCann, Emily and Megan Matarese, and Michael Caffrey, he was the brother of the late Dominic Matarese of San Pedro, California and Irene Silva of Arlington.  
         A Funeral will be held Friday, September 16, 2011 At 9 A.M. from Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St Milford, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church, 7 East Main Street, Milford. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery on Medway Road. Visiting hours are Thursday from 5 to 9 P.M. at the funeral home.           
Memorial Donations may be made to T.I.L.L. Toward Independent Living and Learning, where his granddaughter Alicia resides, c/o William Matarese 14 Cider Mill Drive, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Guestbook

Sorry to hear about your Dad, Bill, but he lived a good long life and now he is where he wanted to be with his "Alice".
Bud & Elaine


Our sympathies goes out to you Bill and Beverly and to the family.
Dorothy & Maurice


Bill and Bev, Sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. 100 years is unbelievable and that he lived by himself for so long until a few years ago. Love, Ele and Pete.
Ele and Pete


Bill, Our sincere Condolences to you and your family.
Chet and Joanne


Bill, Beverly, Jessica and Tim: We are sorry for your loss but we celebrate his 100 years of life, love and many blessing; He left a great legacy for his children, grand-children and great grand-children. God Bless! Love, Mary & Dave
Mary and David Garrity


Dear Matarese Family, Thank you for giving up the privilege of caring for you dad. We will pray that you can find some peace in the difficult days ahead. Please, take care. Sincerely, Michelle Knight and all the staff at Lydia Taft House
Michelle Knight


We are so sorry to hear of the passing of John. We lived in the same building as him.He was so nice.God Bless.
Tracy and Carlos Burns/Ramos


Dear Matarese Family, My family and I had the wonderful pleasure of having John as our neighbor over the past four years. My children and I were always delighted to stop and talk to him while he sat out on his patio. He was a beautiful soul and we miss seeing his smiling face. God bless.
Yanique,Iones,Natalie & Giana da Cunha


Bill, What a wonderful and inspiring life your father led. 100 years of living filled with wonderful children, grand children and great grand children! Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family.
John, Kathy, Elizabeth and Laura Mosher


What blessing to have John in your lives for so long! Please accept our sympathies for your loss. He will be missed!
Kathy, Jeff, Sarah and Emily Klofft


Our deepest condolences to you and your entire family, Carol, on the loss of your dad. Good for him that he made it to triple digits! You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Wish we could have come today. The Gargiulo Family
Julie Gargiulo


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