FAIRVIEW, N.J. -- Giovanni Mattessich,, of Fairview, died on Dec. 9. He was 96.
He was born on May 24, 1920 in Sansego, Italy and came to the United States in 1956. Before retiring he had worked as a longshoreman and janitor for the Township of Southhold, N.Y.
He is predeceased by his wife, Caterina. He is survived by his siblings, Caterina Tarabocchia and the late Marco Mattessich.
Funeral from the A.K. Macagna Funeral Home 495 Anderson Avenue Cliffside Park, on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 9:00 a.m. thence to Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church Fairview where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at Fairview Mausoleum in Fairview. The family will receive their friends on Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.