Giuseppe Gulla, age 65, of Quincy, died peacefully, Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at home, surrounded by his loving family.
Giuseppe was born in Palermiti, Province of Catanzaro, Italy, to the late Domenico and Maria (Gulla) Gulla. He was educated in Italy and was a culinary school graduate of Scuola Alberghiera in Sorrento, Italy. He served in the Italian Army before immigrating to the United States in 1975 and had lived in Quincy for forty-three years.
He was a chef with forty-eight years of culinary experience. He began his career working at various restaurants in Florence, Italy and Germany. After arriving in the United States, Giuseppe worked for Montilio’s Baking Company in Quincy. In 1992, he opened his own restaurant in Quincy Center, the Courtyard Café, which he proudly operated for five years. He later worked for many years at Alfredo Aiello Italian Foods, Inc. of Quincy.
Giuseppe loved cooking and following his favorite soccer team, Juventus. He was dedicated to his family and especially to his loyal dog and companion, Lily.
Beloved husband for forty-two years of Maria (Doria) Gulla. Devoted father of Domenico Gulla and Antonella Gulla, both of Quincy. Dear brother of Laura Iannino and her husband Giuseppe, and loving uncle of Roberto, Giovanna, and Tiziana, all of Canada. He was also survived by several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Tuesday, January 23rd at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Monday 4 – 7 p.m. Entombment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.