Anthony J. "Jimmy" Mattera
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AGE: 83 • formerly of Menlo Park Terrace
Anthony J. "Jimmy" Mattera, 83, of Longs, SC, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Born in New York, NY, raised in Brooklyn, Anthony resided in Menlo Park Terrace for over 40 years before moving to South Carolina two and a half years ago. Jimmy retired as an Accountant with over 65 years of service from Samuel Underberg, Inc., Brooklyn. He was a former member of St. Cecelia's Church, Iselin, and Our Lady Star of the Sea, N. Myrtle Beach, SC. Jimmy was active in many organization for the deaf including Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and ICDA Chapter 15.
Son of the late Paul and Josephine (DiMeglio) Mattera; husband of the late Angelina (Polito) Mattera; brother of the late Philip, Niles and Nicholas Mattera; father-in-law of the late John A. Parella, he is survived by 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Marie Parella, Janet and Wayne Johnson, Barbara Mattera-Fehr and her husband Kevin Fehr; a granddaughter, Kristina Parella and her husband Jeff Dingess and a great-granddaughter, Giavanna Dingess.
The funeral will be held 9:30 am on Friday, January 11, 2013 from the M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am, St Cecelia's Church, 45 Wilus Way, Iselin. Burial will be private. Friends may call on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, 191 Joralemon Street, 12th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 211 E. 83rd St., NY, NY 10028.
Published in Home News Tribune on Jan. 9, 2013
M.J. Murphy Funeral Home
616 Ridge Road Monmouth Junction, NJ 8852