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Zarro Funeral Home

145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ

OBITUARY

Michael J. Mattia

July 2, 1959December 31, 2019

Michael Joseph Mattia, 60, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away on December 31, 2019 from natural causes. Michael died in Las Vegas, NV where he lived for the past 2 years. He was born in Newark, NJ to the late Concetta and Michael Mattia. He was a lifelong resident of Newark, NJ, where he went to St. Francis School and graduated from Essex Catholic High School. He retired from the US Post Office where he worked for 30 years. He is survived by his aunts and uncles and numerous cousins who loved him. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Concetta Mattia and Michael Mattia. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Heart Association in Michael Mattia’s name. Arrangements by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St. Bloomfield (www.zarrofuneralhome.net). A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 25th from 9-11 am followed by a service at 11am.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 25, 2020

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Alex Ciottariello

February 2, 2020

Alex Ciottariello

January 26, 2020

The pearly gates hotel and casino has a new VIP member. Rest in peace, my friend ♡

Alison Boggs

January 23, 2020

So many fond memories, it's hard to decide what to share. There were Sunday lunches with his mom and dad with his mom's fabulous cooking, and food from his dad's beautiful garden. There were great dinners at the Belmont with the singing bartender, great food, and not so great service (but that was part of the fun). Crazy trips to Atlantic City where we fluctuated between living like kings and other times paupers. Fun times with my mom. One particular memory comes to mind-we treated my mom to a Broadway show-Oh Calcutta-we had no idea what it was about before we got there. Not the type of show you take your mom to. We laughed for years over that one! RIP Michael, you were definitely one of a kind.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY