Gino “Jiggs” J. Mattioli Jr., passed away Friday May 29, at the Hampton House, Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Exeter on March 2, 1937, he was the son of the late Gino and Beatrice Lucernoni Mattioli.
He was a lifetime bartender employed at Gino’s Restaurant, Exeter Lithuanian Club, Exeter and Wyoming Vfw’s, and at the Swoyersville American Legion. Gino was an avid baseball fan with no favorite team but he knew all the stats of every team.
Jiggs was well known on the west side, and frequented the local bazaars every year. He especially loved to dance, wherever he is at now, he’s “Ready for action”.
In addition to his parents preceding him in death are his brothers, Thomas and Peter; sister, Anna Marie Clarke, and partner, Cathy Thomas.
Surviving are sister, Nancy Mattioli and several nieces and nephews.
Interment will be held at St. Cecilia’s Cemetery, Schooley St., Exeter, on Tuesday June 2, at 11am.
The Rev. Michael Finn, will officiate.
Arrangements are in the care of Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC, 1030 Wyoming Ave. Exeter.
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