Matthew L. Mussulli, Jr. passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Saturday, July 29th with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren at his bedside. Born in Millville, Massachusetts on October 12h, 1929, to Matthew Mussulli, Sr. and Catherine Sacco, he spent most of his life as a Milford resident. In 1946, he joined the Merchant Marine and sailed the high seas, and after he arrived home, he enlisted in the National Guard. Upon his return he met and fell in love with Geraldine Calzone: they were married October 11, 1952, and soon after started their family. Matthew and Geraldine had two children, Rhonda and David.
Matthew was a master electrician employed by Wyman Gordon, and later would go on to work in that capacity for the Worcester Telegram and Gazette. He retired in 1997 after a long career with the Telegram. Matthew loved to spend his time at his cottage in Onset where he enjoyed fishing, clamming and entertaining family and his many friends. Matthew was predeceased by both his sisters Virginia Maietta and Ann Sangervasi and by his loving wife, Geraldine in May of 2015.
He leaves behind his daughter Rhonda Morley and her husband Dan of Old Greenwich, Connecticut; his son David Mussulli and his wife Lynne of Douglas, Massachusetts; his four grandchildren Thomas Morley, Faith Morley Hodges and her husband Jake, Jacob Mussulli, Benjamin Mussulli; and his great grandson Vincent Mussulli.
The funeral will be held on Friday, August 4, 2023 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water Street in Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church at 7 East Main Street, Milford. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford.
Calling Hours will be held Thursday, August 3, 2023 from 4 to 7 P.M.at the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water Street, Milford, MA.