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Antonio “Nino” Mantia

Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, June 4th at 11:00 a.m., in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE for Antonio Mantia, who passed on Tuesday, May 29th, following a long illness at the Kaplan Family Hospice House of Danvers. Family & friends are asked to report directly to church. All are invited to join the family, immediately following the funeral mass for interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

Mr. Mantia was born in Termini Imerese (Sicily) Italy on December 4, 1934 & came to the USA in 1966, settling in Somerville. The family remained there, until moving to Revere in 1994. Mr. Mantia worked in construction all of his working career within Local #22 of the Construction & Laborers’ Union. He was a member of the Italian Army & a proud member of the “Bersaglieri”, an upper-regarded group, similar to the U.S.A. “Green Berets”. In Italy he was known as a Professional Boxer for several years. When he came to the States, he continued his sporting prowess as a recognized superior Trainer & Instructor with the Somerville Boxing Club. He was most proud of his sporting talents throughout his life.

He is the beloved husband of 67 years to Rosalia (Conigliaro) Mantia of Revere. He is the devoted father to Concetta “Tina” Mantia, Maria Rizzo & her husband Ermelindo “Lennie” Rizzo & Carlo Mantia & his wife, Gayle, all of Revere & the late Giovanni “John” Mantia. He is the cherished grandfather of Giancarlo Mantia, Ralph A. Rizzo & his wife, Melissa & Anthony G. Rizzo, all of Revere, Nino Mantia & his wife, Nicole of Peabody, Giovanni “John” Rizzo, Linda Fillion & her husband, David, all of Revere, Maria Donovan & her husband, Kevin of Winthrop, Maine & Jessica Mantia of Somerville. He is the dear brother to Ignazio “Zino” Mantia & his wife, Marcia of Everett & the late Frank Mantia. He is also lovingly survived by seven (7) great grandchildren, his sister-in-law, Joyce Mantia of Framingham & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & nephews.


Services

Funeral Mass

Monday, June 4th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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  1. Anthony Accardi
    Jun 21 2018

    Rosetta, Carlo and family,

    I just found out and I am so sorry for your loss. Nino was such a nice person and will certainly be missed.

    Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sincerely,

    Anthony accardi

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