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Arthur A. Gattozzi, 93,

     Arthur A. Gattozzi, 93, of Milford, passed away surrounded by his children, July 10, 2015. He was the husband of the late Lorraine B. (Guido) Gattozzi who passed away in 1983. He was born in Milford son of the late Giuseppe and Assunta (Trotta) Gattozzi and was a lifelong Milford resident. He was a graduate of the Milford High school class of 1942 and attended Lowell Tech. He was a World War II Navy veteran serving on the U.S.S. Alabama.
Mr. Gattozzi retired in 1994 from the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Milford where he was employed as the superintendent and also an elected member of the Board of Sewer Commissioners of the Town of Milford for many years.  He also was employed for many years as a facilities manager at the Milford High school. In his early years he was employed at the former Draper Corp. in Hopedale where he worked as a machinist. He was a member of the Milford Italian Veterans, Marchegiano Club, Sons of Italy, V.F.W. Frascotti Post, Tuesday Bocce and Card league at the Milford Italian Veterans and a member of the U.S.S. Alabama Alumni Association,.  
He was very proud of his Italian heritage and was known as the “Best Nono”. Mr. Gattozzi was an accomplished carpenter and jack of all trades. He enjoyed fishing on Cape Cod and also enjoyed dancing.
The Gattozzi family would like to thank the staff members of the Whitcomb House in Milford, Worcester Home Care, Dr. Wayne Trotter and Dr. David Sommer for the compassion and exceptional care they provided to Arthur.
He is survived by his children, Keith M. Gattozzi of Milford, Valerie and her husband Richard Mei of Hopedale, Julie Ann and her husband Thomas Harmon of Westminster, one sister Christine Saunders of Hampton Beach NH, six grandchildren, Keith Gattozzi Jr, Erica Gattozzi, Emily Mei, Olivia Mei, Zachary Harmon,Gianna Harmon, step-granddaughter Melissa and her husband Neer Danielli and five step-great-grandchildren, many niece and nephews. He also leaves the love of his later life, Amber K. Calzone of Mendon.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Paul Gattozzi, Alfred Gattozzi, Dominic Gattozzi, Bernard Gattozzi, John Gattozzi and his sisters, Josephine Guglielmi, Caroline Verelli and Angelina DiCenzo. The funeral will be held Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. Milford Ma. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation or Gentiva Hospice in Arthur’s name.  

Guest Book

Keith & Family, We just heard about the passing of your Dad, and are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Anne & Andy Vail

I remember your dad as being a beautiful brother in law. The fun I had dancing with him keeps nice memories. God bless you all. love, Auntie Louise
Louise Gattozzi

I miss you so much Nono. I would do anything to hear your voice saying you love me or make you laugh and smile again. I will cherish every single memory I have with you and keep your spirit alive. I love you more than words can describe.
Erica Gattozzi

Keith and Family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. How proud you all must be of his many accomplishments, and how much love and happiness he brought to you all. I'm praying you find peace in your many beautiful memories. Much Love,
Gillian Burke

Keith and family, so sorry for your loss, may you be blessed with all the good memories. Prayers for you all. Peggy Trainor
Peggy Trainor

Sincerest condolences for your family during this most difficult time of loss. Let positive memories flood your hearts and keep you smiling with the love your family shared during the precious time you had together. Keeping your family in thoughts & prayers during this time. Warmest regards.
Audrey Caswell

Keith and family, so very sorry for your loss. It's never easy but clearly, from all I have read, he had a full life with family he loved and who loved him. That means rich lives and a lot of blessed people! My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Mike R.
Michael Ragonese

Keith, I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Jean Gorrasi Tkachuk
Jean Tkachuk

Keith and family So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers with you. Your Dad will always be there by your side
Claudia & Vinnie Cataldo

I miss you so much Nono. I will miss your smile, jokes, and sharing a birthday with you. I couldn't have asked for a better Nono. I hope you dance the night away. Love Gregory
Zachary Harmon

Sorry for your loss.
Donald & Dawn DePaolo

To my favorite person, I miss you so much and never thought that I'd have to write these words. Thank you for being the best Nono in the entire world. Thank you for letting me dance on your feet and let me sing to you in your kitchen and eat all your cold cuts. I'll always be your little baby. I love you so much Nono and I'd give anything to dance with you one last time. I love you I love you I love you.
Your baby, Emily

With sadness in my heart, my deepest sympathy to the entire Gattozzi family***** Wimpy
Frank Krzciuk

Keith and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Dave and MaryAnn Bertulli

Uncle Arthur I will miss you tremendously, You always had a loving and caring heart. I may have not seen you that much but I thought of you quite often. Losing you is hard,but now you have no pain and you're at peace. Enjoy your reunion with your brothers and sisters that you haven't seen in such a long time. I Love You, Karen

My deep condolences to all Arthur's family and friends. Arthur, I knew you for over 20 years and spent time with you and your family in Milford and the Cape plus Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Your family is going to have a hole in their hearts where you used to be, but one day you will all be joined together once again. Until that time enjoy meeting loved ones who have crossed over before you. Blessings xoxo
Rev. Heather M. Mathieson HPs

I will miss your smile and your eagerness to dance. The chairs in the lobby won't be the same without you.
Courtney Dahlgren

Keith Sr.,Valerie, and Julie and your families, and to all the cute grandchildren in the family, we want to express our deepest sympathy to you all. We had many good times with Arthur at the cape. He will be truly missed by all who knew him as he was a very interesting and wonderful person. Love, Carol and Richard Tremblay
Richard & Carol Tremblay

One's legacy lies in the lives he has touched and the people that love him that he leaves behind. Mr. Gattozzi was clearly a wonderful, interesting person who leaves the world with a loving and proud family to keep his memory alive. May he rest in peace in God's hands. He and the Gattozzi family will be included in our prayers.
David Cafarella

Uncle Arthur, I'm proud to have had you as an uncle and will always have great memories from my childhood of your happy witty nature. I will miss you. May you rest in peace and dance your way through heaven. Give my mother a hug for me. Love, Angie's kid
Rena Greenlee

With warmest regards to the Gattozzi family, I am grateful to have known Arthur. His kindness, support and advise will never be forgotten. I will keep him in my heart forever.

It was such a pleasure getting to know Arthur, he always made me laugh. He will be missed by a lot of people. Kathy Mabey
Kathy Mabey

It was such a pleasure to have known such a wonderful man. He was my best friend at Whircomb House and I will miss all of our funny special times and Holiday parties. Rest in peace! Michael Zarenne and daughter AnnMarie Rest in peace!
Ann Marie DiGirolamo

When you look back over the years, you look at how people affected your life by the relationship. Uncle Arthur and I were close growing up, so what did I learn from this master teacher? Always have a smile on your face, be kind and considerate, help other, be a tell it like it is guy and most of all love to play boce! We will miss him but he will always be in our hearts.
Len and Deb Verrelli

My deepest sympathy to Family and friends , loosing Uncle Arthur brings a great sadness. One only needs to look at the many posted pictures to see the kindness and love in his eyes , a reflection of the way he led his life. I have many memories as a child and adult of time spent with Uncle Arthur and will always cherish the. God Bless
John Gattozzi

To the family of Mr. Gattozzi, please accept my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in Peace in the arms of God
Mary (Magliocca) Cooke

my deepest sympathy to all Arthurs family and friends, he touched everyone's live in a special way. he will never be forgotten. kathy sheehan whitcomb house
Kathy sheehan

My deepest sympathy to the entire Gattozzi family.
Vincent Cifizzari

Uncle Arthur, You were one in a million. We will always remember your love and kindness. You will forever be in our thoughts. Love, Johanna and Bob
Johanna and Bob Okerholm

Rest in peace Uncle Arthur. We will miss you and keep you and the family in our prayers.
Andrea & Ed

Uncle Arthur, you were one in a million, loved by many and will be missed by many. John and Louise Babel.
Louise E. Babel

RIP Uncle/Nono, all of my memories of you will always include you dancing. I was lucky enough to have one of those dances with you. You will be missed in many different ways to each one of us. I know you are already reuniting with your family and with that we all take comfort. My thoughts and prayers are with all my family at this time. If you need anything we are all here for you! Love Debbie, Tommie, Kayla and Tristan
Debbie Brunson and the Brunson Family

I miss you more and more as the minutes pass. Wishing I could see your contagious smile one last time. I love you so much Nono.
The love of your life ..Amber Calzone

I miss you so much daddy! It always made me and the staff laugh when you would say "oh no here comes the warden." I know you said it because you knew I was looking out for you and would accept nothing less than you needed and deserved. Rest easy now your journey is done. But knowing you, you either are all ready out dancing or getting into mischief with Uncle Benny. Love Julie
Julie Ann Harmon

So sorry for lost he will be missed I loved working with him and takeing care of arthur I will always think of him I will miss his laughing smile times out side and walking the hall ways and him saying were u been to me after few day he brighten my day sweet. mary martin Worcester home care
mary martin worcster home care

I miss you already Daddy. I am so lost without you and so heartbroken. I will forever be your "Peanut". <3 Val. xoxo

RIP Uncle Arthur... So enjoyed all the times we spent together with our families. Keith, Val & Julie, so very sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your dad... May the perpetual light shine upon him and may he rest in peace forever...
Lisa Foster

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