Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, on Tuesday, February 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for Alfred Giamattei, who passed away on Friday, February 3rd after being stricken at his Revere and rushed to the Whidden Memorial Hospital. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at 10:00 a.m.
Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere High School. He entered the U.S. Navy on October 15th, 1942 and served until February 16, 1946 as a Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class. He was most proud of his military service & would often regale his family & friends with stories of his adventures during WWII. He would work for the Revere School System, as a school custodian for over 20 years, from 1967-1987.
He was the husband of the late Rose Marie (Alvino) Giamattei, who died in January of 1999. He is the devoted father of John L. Giamattei & his wife Nancy M. of Salem, MA and Joseph S. Giamattei of Revere, with whom Alfred made his home. He is the adoring grandfather to Christine M. Giamattei & her fiancee Nicholas Rubino of Wakefield & Julie Rose Giamattei of Boston’s Back Bay. He is also lovingly survived by his brothers-in-law, Robert & Charles Alvino, his faithful nephew, Carl “Butchie” Marino, all of Revere & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. He was the dear brother of the late Anna Pacella, Margaret DelGrosso, Patsy, Armando & Joseph Giamattei. Interment will be with his beloved wife Rose Marie at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.