Guido “Joe” Mattiacci, age 89, of Attica, MI died Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital of Flint, MI. Guido Giuseppe Mattiacci was born October 21, 1931 in Detroit, MI. He was the son of the late Peter and the late Rose (Vetta) Mattiacci. Joe was a graduate of Catholic Seminary High School in Indiana. He proudly served in the United States Coast Guard during the Korean War. Joe married Joann Cussigh on December 1, 1956 in Detroit, MI. He and Joann lived in Detroit and Grosse Pte. Woods, MI but spent a lot of time at Elk Lake in Attica before finally moving to Attica in 1965.
He was employed as a meter reader by Detroit Edison in the Detroit and Mt. Clemens areas for 33 years before his retirement in 1992. Joe was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City, MI and a member of the Ushers Club at Assumption Grotto.
He is survived by his wife, Joann Mattiacci; his daughter, Renee (Daniel) Caputo of Attica, MI; son, Gary Mattiacci of The Villages, FL; his daughters-in-law, Carol Mattiacci of Attica, MI and Rose Mattiacci of Roseville, MI; his sister, Nicolina Mattiacci; and brother, Dominic (Dian) Mattiacci; He is also survived by his six grandchildren, Jodi Mattiacci, Ryan Mattiacci, Gianna McComb, Christina James, Nikko Mattiacci, and Joseph Mattiacci; and his eight great-grandchildren, Ivana, Claire, Aria, Sebastian, Blaise, Chiara, Brida, and Titus.
Joe was preceded in death by his son, Guy Joseph Mattiacci; brothers, Louis Mattiacci and Frank Mattiacci; and his sister, Elvira Haase.
The funeral was held Monday, September 6, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City, MI. Reverend Fr. Noel Cornelio officiated.
A Rosary took place Monday, September 6.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
A private interment will take place on Thursday, September 9 at Attica Township Cemetery.
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