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Paul P. Matrigali

1916 - 2014 NORTH ADAMS Paul Peter Matrigali, 97, of 89 Phelps Ave., died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in North Adams, on Dec. 24, 1916, son of Amedio and Anna Zucchero Matrigali. He attended local schools, including the Haskins School and Drury High School. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the Army in the 245th Company of Engineers. Paul was employed by the City of North Adams as its plumbing and gas inspector, until his retirement, with 49 years of service to the city. Before that, he worked as a plumber with Bert Shields, for 25 years. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Paul was a member of the North Adams Elks and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the American Legion and the VFW. Paul enjoyed playing the piano, and in his younger years, played the trumpet. While in the service, he had his own band. Survivors include his wife, the former Marie C. DeMayo, whom he married on Sep. 22, 1967; a daughter, Mary Ann George and her husband, Lawrence, of North Adams; a son, Daniel Matrigali and his companion, Ellen Wohrle, of Adams; a stepson, Edward Luscia and his wife, Barbara, of Pownal, Vt.; seven grandchildren, Brice George, Kyle George, Christopher Luscia, Shannon Luscia, Macaul Zuk, Arizona Matrigali, and Noah Matrigali; five great-grandchildren, Emily George, Jack George, Chase George, Paul George, and Grace Elizabeth Luscia, and nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. He was pre-deceased by his first wife, Carmella Maruco Matrigali, who died in 1965; three sisters, Theresa Prejsnar, Mary Girard, and Josephine Rotolo, and a brother, George Matrigali. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Paul Matrigali will be Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 10:15 a.m., from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m., at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the James Rotolo Memorial Scholarship or the , in care of the funeral home. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 3, 2014
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