Matthew V. Paluccio, age 89 of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Sunday, September 14, 2014, at South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Matt was born in Quincy, raised and educated in Quincy schools and was a graduate of Quincy Trade School. He was also a graduate of Franklin Institute. He was a longtime resident of Braintree and was employed as a professional structural engineer. He worked for more than 25 years at the former R.J. Donovan Company in Winchester and later was an independent engineering consultant for 20 years. He helped design many projects during his career including the Saint Jerome School in North Weymouth and Sacred Heart School in Weymouth Landing.
Matt was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed travelling and was devoted to his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Beloved husband of the late Claudia L. (Miller) Paluccio. He was the former husband of Dorothea M. Blair of Weymouth. Devoted father of Robert M. Paluccio and his fiancée Lorrie of Weymouth, Maureen Kohler and her husband Christopher of Lewiston, Maine. Stepfather of Lori DiBona Corner of Weymouth and Russell Corner of Rockland, Lisa DiBona Dee of Palm Coast, FL, Jeff DiBona of Norfolk and Steven DiBona of Taunton. Loving grandfather of Nick, Terry, Matthew, Russ, Jennifer, Gabrielle, Jeffrey, Lindsay, Rebecca, Jillian, Gina, Gregory, Patrick, Kevin and Mary. Cherished great grandfather of Heath, Blaine and Riley. Son of the late Pasquale and Maria (Russo) Paluccio. Matt was one of nine siblings and was the cherished brother of Rita Tosone of Weymouth and pre-deceased by Mary Chignola, Clara Pompeo, Ann Medeiros, Augustine, Gerald, Frank and Americo Paluccio. Dear uncle of Carmela Whitaker of Millis and he is survived by many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Friday, Sept. 19at 11o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home Thursday 4 – 7 p.m. Interment with military honors at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Matthew’s memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Avenue, Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062.
You are invited to visit www.thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.