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Matthew Vito Zichelli Sr.

March 17, 1951 December 12, 2018
Matthew Vito Zichelli Sr.
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Matthew Vito Zichelli Sr., 67 peacefully passed away on December12th, 2018.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O'Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday at 9 AM. The funeral mass will be offered at Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Ave. Nutley at 10:30 AM. Interment Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Montclair. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2-7 PM. Please express condolences at

Born in Newark, Matthew lived the last 41 years in Bloomfield. He was a Plant Manager for over 47 years in the Steel Industry.

He was also honored to serve as a Bloomfield Recreation Commissioner. He dedicated over 35 years to Bloomfield Youth Sports, serving on both Executive Boards for WM Foley Football and Central Little League Baseball.

Matthew was the husband of Rosemarie Zichelli (nee Panza) who was 'Blessed' to love him for over 48 years and privileged to be his wife for 45 years; Loved and Admired Father of Matthew Jr. and his wife Michele, and Jason and his wife Jessica; Adored Grandfather of Dominick, Nicholas, Victoria and Peyton; Beloved Brother in Law to Carol and Barbara; Respected Uncle to Chrissy, Alicia, Ricky and their children. He is also grateful for his "Brothers in his Life" Joseph, Alvaro and Bob.

His true love was “Coaching” his two sons and their friends in Sports and in Life. His family and friends admire his courage and wish to thank everyone who loved and supported him.

In lieu of flowers, donations for Pancreatic Cancer Research The Lustgarten Foundation would be appreciated.

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2:00 PM 12/16/2018 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
O'Boyle Funeral Home

309 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

O'Boyle Funeral Home
309 Broad Street Bloomfield 07003 NJ
United States





10:30 AM 12/17/2018 10:30:00 AM
Holy Family Church

28 Brookline Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Holy Family Church
28 Brookline Avenue Nutley 07110 NJ

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