Mario J. Pozzi
1922 ∼ 2020
Mario J. Pozzi, of Raynham, died peacefully in his sleep on January 30, 2020 at the age of 97. Born and raised in Newton, he was the son of Maria D. (DiGiovanni) and Fernando Pozzi.
Mario was a proud World War II veteran. He decided to join the Navy the day after Pearl Harbor in 1941. He was outgoing and had a great sense of humor and always made people laugh. Mario was a hardworking carpenter and was involved in many big projects in the development of Boston. He loved sports and would often go bowling and attend tournaments all around. Before the war, Mario was an exceptional baseball player, playing for the Red Sox minor league. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus of Bridgewater – past Grand Knight and District Warden, and he was a member of the D.A.V of Taunton.
Mario was the loving husband of the late Mary A. (McDonald). Father of the late Thomas J. Pozzi and Father-In-Law to Maureen Schwyhart. Grandfather of James and Darren, and the late Thomas P. and Lisa. He was predeceased by his siblings Lea Salvatelli, Dora Famiglietti, Edie Dodwdell, John W. Pozzi, and Querimo Pozzi.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Pleasant Street Cemetery in Raynham at 11:00AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Holy Family Church in Taunton, MA, 438 Middleboro Avenue.