William F. Maria Jr., of Saugus, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, June 19th.
Beloved husband of the late Joyce Maria, who passed away just eleven days before William, after being married for over forty-seven years. May they both rest in peace.
Loving son-in-law of Edith and the late Ralph Masciulli.
Dear brother-in-law of the late James Masciulli.
Also survived by his many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Family and will honor William's life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston on Monday, June 25th from 9:30 A.M to 11:00 A.M. following with a procession to Sacred Heart Church, East Boston for a funeral mass in celebration of William's life at 11:30 A.M. Cremation service to follow will be private.
In honor of William's life, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children's Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept.142 Memphis TN 38148
William was a honorable and decorated navy veteran of the Vietnam conflict. He and his unit received the president citation as well as many other awards both individual and as a military unit.