John Anthony Maratta, 82 of Stoneham, passed away on October 6, 2021 after a short illness.
John was born on August 29, 1939 to Benedetto and Lucrezia Maratta. John was a graduate of Don Bosco High School who worked most of his adult life as a printer for the Boston Globe. John's greatest passion was photography. He was a member of several local camera clubs and photographed hundreds of family events, weddings, and baptism. John was a member of the South End Italian Independent Club.
John was the devoted husband of the late Anne (Zogas) Maratta, his "Poopsie" who he cared for so lovingly in her battle with ALS. John leaves behind his nephews Stephen Gibelli, Christopher Jumes, James Jumes, Dean Jumes, and Charles Zeogas and nieces Donna (Gibelli) Nugent and Amelia (Jumes) Enright, as well as several cousins sisters and brothers in law, and his companion Sarah Alker, her children and grandchildren. John was preceded in death by his sisters Elia, Marie, and Elia-Anna. John's smiling face and love of life will be missed.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend a Graveside Service Celebrating John's Eternal Life in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody on Wednesday, October 13th at 10am where he will be laid to rest with his beloved Anne.
Please honor John by making donations in his memory to Carroll School for the Blind 770 Centre St . Newton MA 02454.
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