Amelia (Malvesti) Mattes, age 99

of Quincy

Amelia (Malvesti) Mattes, age 99

Amelia (Malvesti) Mattes, age 99, of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Born in Quincy, to the late Antonio and Anna (Mariani) Malvesti, she was raised and educated there. Amelia was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1938. She was a lifelong Quincy resident.

Amelia was a homemaker who was devoted to her family, especially her children and grandchildren, proudly supporting their activities and accomplishments. She loved to cook homemade Italian food and host family gatherings. Amelia had a passion for music and loved to sing. She was also an avid Bingo player.

Beloved wife of the late Daniel E. Mattes, Sr.

Devoted mother of Daniel E. Mattes, Jr. of Quincy, Ronald J. Mattes and his wife Penney of Yarmouth, Paul L. Mattes and his wife Sandy of Florida, Dianne M. Jordan and her husband Thomas of Marshfield, Marcia R. Forrester and her husband James of Quincy.

Loving grandmother of Juliane, Jennifer, Craig, Alicia, Shelley, Daniella, T.J., Marisa, Marlena, and the late Gretchen.

Cherished great-grandmother of thirteen. She was expecting her first great-great grandson.

Dear sister of Louis P. Malvesti, Lt., Q.F.D., Ret. of Quincy. She was predeceased by Mary Crowley Purpura, Susan Sherman, Rose E. Carella, Joseph P. Malvesti, Lt., Q.F.D., Ret., John A. Malvesti, Sr., Sgt., Q.P.D., Ret., Luigi Malvesti, Nicholas M. Malvesti, Lt., Q.F.D., Ret. and Anthony E. Malvesti, Lt., Q.F.D., Ret.

Amelia is also survived by many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy on Wednesday, September 9, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. At the request of the family, visiting hours have been omitted and interment will take place privately. Services are operating in accordance with current guidelines. A celebration of Amelia’s life will be held at a later date when it is safe to do so.

For those who wish, donations in Amelia’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

The Mattes family would like to acknowledge the nurses and staff members at the Dwyer Home in Weymouth for the compassionate care provided to Amelia.


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  • Simply the best!

  • Danny, Ronny, Paul, Dianne and Marcia,
    I will cherish all my memories of Auntie Amelia. She was strong, beautiful, funny and a wonderful woman.
    Our deepest condolences to all of you and your families.
    Family first – always. I love you all ❤️

  • God Bless my aunt Amelia.A lot of my youth was with her and my late uncle Daniel and family! All my love goes to her wonderful family. My heart is with you!!

  • What a lovely woman you were. God bless you now and may you rest easy.. I’m sure when you arrived in heaven and saw my mom, Lucy, again after almost 40 years, The reunion was beautiful. You were best friends, and I know that you are already at the bingo hall together. My deepest sympathy to the Mattes family, your mom loved you all dearly

  • Danny, Paul, Ronnie, Dianne and Marcia my deepest sympathies.
    A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our memory.

  • So sorry for your loss. To this day every time I ride my bike by Trafford Street I remember fondly stopping by to visit your Mom. She always had something good to eat and something for me to fix. I remember listing to Connie Francis records and adjusting her new Color TV for the best possible picture. Always a warm smile and funny stories too. She was a good pal to my mother and a great sister to my Dad. I Know these are trying times for wakes and funerals. My prayers are with you & family.
    There will be a big reception for her in heaven for sure.
    Love, Cousin Louis

  • God bless a long-lived life to a beautiful lady.

  • God bless you Auntie Amelia. Love you very much. Love to all the family. I am sure she is singing in heaven .

  • Marcia, Jim, Marisa Marlena and all your family members ,

    I am so sorry for the heartbreaking loss of your beloved Mom, Grandmother, Aunt and best friend.

    Sorry I will not be able to attend the service tomorrow as my final treatment was today .Please know I will be praying for you all tomorrow! Sending hugs, prayers and💕💕💕.

  • So very sorry for the passing of your beautiful Mom. I will remember Amelia as the warm, loving, spunky woman that she was in our childhood neighborhood. As a young girl, I remember seeing her do a cartwheel…and she was at least middle aged at the time. I was so impressed and inspired by her abilities! To this day, I continue to do cartwheels in tribute to Amelia. My heartfelt condolences to all of her beautiful family. God Bless oxox

  • Aunt Amelia always had a beautiful smile and such a pleaasant disposition. Our hearful condolences to a wonderful family.
    Love Brian and Linda Caswell