OBITUARY: Joseph Scullari, 66

Below is an obituary from George L. Doherty Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Joseph Scullari, 66, of Wilmington, passed away on December 22, 2020. Beloved father of Matthew, Mark, Joseph and Christopher Scullari.  Former husband and dear friend of Louise Mahoney-Scullari. Brother-in-law of Lawrence Mahoney and his wife Sandy of Arkansas and Mary Mahoney of Stoneham. Cherished grandfather of Vincent and Anthony Scullari. Brother of Pasqualina “Rita” Fama of Staten Island, NY, and her deceased husband John, Theresa Trupiano, and her husband Salvatore of Staten Island, NY, the late Angelo Scullari and his surviving wife Vita of Brooklyn, NY, and the late Michael and Louie Scullari.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Joe was happiest when entertaining friends around his pool. In his younger years, he spent many hours on the Conway Park basketball courts.  He was a retired City of Somerville Firefighter, member of Somerville Firefighters Local 76, US Navy Veteran, and member of the Knights of Columbus.

Calling Hours Sunday, January 3, 2-5pm. at George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville. Funeral procession Monday morning at 9am from Doherty Funeral Home followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Catherine’s Church, 185 Summer St, Somerville at 10am. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, 175 Broadway, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s memory to the Knights of Columbus, 2068 Main St., Tewksbury, MA 01876.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, interior capacity of the funeral home is limited to 25 people inside at any given time. We respectfully ask you to please pay your respects and then exit to allow others to do the same. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required for all services. All those attending the Funeral Mass please register online at

Joseph Scullari

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