Catherine Marie Mattei

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MATTEI, CATHERINE MARIE Catherine Marie Mattei, of South Kingstown, RI, died on September 24, 2013. She was born on June 13, 1981, in New Haven. Catherine graduated from Branford High School. She then served with AmeriCorps. Petty Officer Second Class (Master-At-Arms) Catherine Mattei joined the Navy in 2004. After initial training she was assigned to the Security Detachment in Sigonella, Italy. She then reported to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with the Expeditionary Guard Unit. Following her tour in Cuba she served at Navy Region Southwest Security Department. While at Navy Region Southwest she volunteered for an Individual Augmentee tour to Afghanistan. Upon return from Afghanistan she supported the Harbor Security Boat detachment, protecting the San Diego waterfront. Petty Officer Mattei was an extraordinary, selfless sailor who was devoted to her country and her service. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and served with her. She is survived by her mother Debra Lodynsky and her husband Walter of Madison; her father Robert J. Mattei of Branford; her sisters Christine Lockwood and her husband Tom of Killingworth and Lauren Lodynsky and her husband Matthew Kennedy of Madison; her maternal grandmother Anita Loughrain of W. Haven; her niece Morgan Lockwood and nephews TJ Lockwood and Luke Anderson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 28th at 11 am in St. Lawrence Church, 7 Hemlock Dr., Killingworth, CT. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be held on Friday, September 27th from 5-8pm at Swan Funeral Home, 825 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT. To sign the on line guest book visit


Published in The New Haven Register on Sept. 26, 2013
Catherine Marie Mattei
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