George Paul Mastrangelo, a life-long resident of Chelsea, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 at the age of 95. Born February 23, 1926, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Nichols) Mastrangelo, brother to the late Joseph Mastrangelo Jr., Lucy Lohman, and Mary D. ”Chickie” Love. George attended Chelsea Public Schools and later worked as a Chelsea firefighter for 26 years until his retirement in 1984. A veteran of World War II, he served in the infantry as a bazooka man and anti-tank gunner through three campaigns, including The Battle of the Bulge, and was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Bronze Star.
George was the devoted husband of the late Mary (Limoli) Mastrangelo. Beloved father to Donna Filipiak and her husband Stanley of Saugus and Georgette "Gigi" Colombo of Peabody and her late husband Anthony. Cherished grandfather of Justin Filipiak, Brian Filipiak and his wife Michelle, Alana Colombo and Anthony John Colombo. Lovingly survived by his great-grandchildren , Olivia and Dylan George Filipiak as well as many nieces and nephews. He loved spending time with his family and will be forever missed at Sunday dinner.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Thursday, January 20th at 10 AM. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
Those attending are required by the City of Chelsea to wear face coverings and are asked to socially distance during visitation and funeral services.
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