Emanuele P. “Manny” DiMattia, 85, Retired from GARE

Emanuele_DiMattiaEmanuele P. “Manny” DiMattia, 85, lifelong Haverhill resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, at Penacook Place Nursing Home.

He was born in Haverhill on Dec. 15, 1931, son of the late Vittorino and Elisa (DiBartolomeo) DiMattia.  He was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Army in Panama at the Panama Canal. He worked for many years at GARE of Haverhill until retiring at 73.

DiMattia leaves his sister in-law Gloria DiMattia of Haverhill; niece and several nephews; numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. His deceased siblings are Philip, Joseph and Philomena.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 22, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main Street, Haverhill, followed by Catholic Funeral Rites offered graveside at St. Patrick Cemetery, North Broadway, Haverhill.