Joseph M. Matonti, 77, of Peach Bottom

Joseph M. Matonti,  77, of Peach Bottom,  passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16,  at his residence. He was the husband of Irene Sandy Matonti, who passed away in 2014, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage

Joseph M. Matonti

Joseph M. Matonti

He was the son of the late Joseph M. Matonti, Sr. and Carol Pope Matonti.

He was a boilermaker with the Boilermakers Local No. 13 in Newportville and a member of Assumption BVM Church in West Grove.

Mr. Matonti enjoyed carpentry, cabinet making, mechanical work, heavy rigging, which was his specialty, boating, water sports and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by two sons, Joseph M. Matonti III and his wife Deborah of Lewes, De., and Derek M. Matonti and his wife, Lisa of West Chester; two daughters, Irene “Cookie” Shoffner and her husband Stephen of Downingtown, and Roxanne Creshine and her husband Douglas of Peach Bottom; two brothers, Richard Matonti of Naples, Fla. and Frank Matonti of Philadelphia; two sisters, Anna Fitzgibbons and Carol Hofer, both of Levittown; 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by one son, Brian Matonti, and one brother, Michael M. Matonti.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 9:30 to 10:30 Friday morning, Oct. 21, at Assumption BVM Church, 300 State Road in West Grove. His Funeral Mass will  follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield.

In memory of Mr. Matonti, a contribution may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, 19004.

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