Anthony G. Mattassa, Sr.

Anthony G. Mattassa, Sr., 74, of Birdsboro, Robeson Twp. Berks Co., PA passed away on December 13, 2017 at Penn State Health St. Joseph. He was born in Reading, PA, a son, of the late Victor B. and Mary M. (Perrotti) Mattassa. He was the loving husband of Mildred I. (Hoagland) Mattassa.

He was employed as a warehouse foreman for M.J. Earl Co. in Reading, PA.  Anthony was a member of St. Marco’s Italian Club (his father was a charter member), Victor Emmanuel II, and Robeson Twp. Historical Society, which his son is the founder of. He loved gardening, wood crafting, watching his nephew race, and enjoyed fishing.  He was a graduate of Reading Central Catholic High School, Class of 1961.

Surviving Anthony, along with his wife are: 1 son: Anthony G. Mattassa, Jr. of Exeter Twp., PA; 1 daughter: Justine M. Mattassa at home; and 1 sister: Victoria M. Nuding of Muhlenberg Twp., PA. He is also survived by 2 grandchildren: Tina M. Gibson and Giovanni A. Mattassa and 11 nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by 3 sisters: Nancy M. Piergrossi, Josephine M. Kubeck, Jennie M. Garl; and 2 nieces: Mary Nuding and Lyndell Hoagland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Immaculate Conception RCC, 905 Chestnut St. Douglassville (Union Twp.), PA 19518 at 10:30 AM. A viewing will be held on Tuesday evening, December 19, 2017 at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., 144 N. Spruce St., Birdsboro, PA 19508 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. There will be a viewing at the church Wednesday morning before mass from 10:00am – 10:30am. Interment will be held in Immaculate Conception RC Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Reading Dialysis Center, 965 Berkshire Blvd. Wyomissing, PA 19610 or Immaculate Conception RCC at the above address.

4 thoughts on “Anthony G. Mattassa, Sr.

  1. Farewell Big Tony from your old neighbor. I remember borrowing your riding lawnmower to cut the grass, playing monopoly at your house with Tony and Justine and playing home run derby off your shed. You all were like a second family to me. Rest in Peace.

  2. Our prayers go out to the family. He will be deeply missed at Sunset Restaurant. He was a long time customer of ours and him as well as the family became our family as well. May he Rest In Peace.

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