Gennetti, Matthew

June 28th, 2008

gennetti-m-777308Matthew D. “Squeegee” Gennetti passed away suddenly on June 28, 2008. He was 24 years old.

A lifelong resident of Wilmington, Matthew was a 2003 graduate of Wilmington High School. He was on the wrestling team, football team and was a member of the Wilmington High School Band. Also, in 2003 he was presented with the Semper Fi award in wrestling for his outstanding devotion to the team.

Matthew was the beloved son of David and Nancy (Bolduc) Gennetti and grandson of Alta (Dufield) Bolduc of New Hampshire and her late husband Ernest and the late Daniel and Dorothy “Dolly” (Spadafora) Gennetti. He was the dear brother of Miranda Gennetti of North Carolina and his twin brother Luke J. Gennetti of Wilmington. Matthew was also the adoring uncle of Gavin, Gabriella and Laine of North Carolina.

Matt is also survived by his aunts and uncles; Peter Gennette of Malden, William, Barbara and Janice Gennetti all of Wilmington, John of CT, and Richard and Bonnie Bolduc of NH, his cousins; Daniel Gennetti, “Moose” Gennetti and Patti Willcox of Malden, Chris Jones of Medford, Keri and Lindsay Gennetti of Wilmington, Michael Gennetti of NH, John Gennetti of Wilmington, Joseph and James Gennetti of Dracut, Gina Sandelli of Chelmsford, Nick, Anthony and Thomas Gennetti of Maynard, Brianna Gennetti of Boxboro, Chuck and Justin Vallas of Wilmington, Andy and Cam Owens of Wilmington and Derek Bolduc of NH and his dear friend Sarah Carlino of Wilmington.

The Funeral will be held from the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington on Thursday, July 3rd at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main Street (Route 38), Wilmington at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are Wednesday, July 2nd from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Matt’s memory may be made to the Matt Gennetti Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Lowell Five Savings Bank, 240 Main Street, Wilmington, MA 01887.


20 Entries in Guest Book for “Gennetti, Matthew”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Nancy , David, Luke, Miranda and family, our sinciere condolences,thoughts and prayers for your loss, i met mat when he worked here and i know that he was a really good kid he will be sorely missed, Sue, Al, & mom Jean

  2. Anonymous says:

    Nancy and Family,

    My thought’s and prayers are with you during this difficult time. What can one say to comfort the heart of a Mother, I am lost for words. I pray that Matt is at peace and that you and your family find the courage to move forward. Please know that I and the whole staff are here if you need anything.

    Your in my thought’s,
    Cathy Yarrow

  3. Mary Ellen Cooper says:

    I wish to extend my sincere sympathy to Matt’s family. I knew Matt from going to several wrestling meets, as he was on the team with my nephew Derek Hanley. Matt was also very kind to my son Jay. I remember him as a good kid with a big smile. I am so sorry for your loss.
    Mary-Ellen Cooper

  4. Maria Mearls & Family says:

    The Gennetti Family,
    I worked with Matt and in that time I saw how great he was . He had many hopes and dreams and he always wanted to make his family proud. He was proud of his immediate and extended family.I am sorry for your loss and hope you can remember the good times and know that he will always be in your heart.

  5. Kerry Rinaldi says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope you get through this tough time.

    Kerry Rinaldi (old White Hen employee)

  6. Michael and Colleen says:

    To David, Nancy, Luke, Miranda, and the extended Gennetti Family; our deepest and most sincere sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers, and Matt will forever be in our hearts.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am so sorry. Matt was truly such a nice person. I will remember his big smile, his kind heart and his gentle manner. He will be missed.

    The Hanley Family

  8. Alan Smith says:

    Dave and Nancy,remember all the wonderful moments with Matt that you enjoyed as you try to get through this difficult time.He was a good young man that God called home early.Feel the strength of love and support from all your family and friends.

  9. Julie says:

    To Dave, Nancy, Luke and Family from my family…..My deepest thoughts and prayers are with you in this tough time. Matt will remain in my memories and heart forever. I can still see him with a big smile while fishing up at Casey’s with his dad and his friends. Those kind of memories are the best to cherrish forever.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Dave, Nancy, Luke and Family…My thoughts and prayers are with you in this tought time. I am sad for your loss and Matt will be in my heart forever. Memories of him fishing, bike riding and hanging out up at Casey’s Camps with his dad and friends when he was younger will forever etched in my mind. Those are the kind of memories to cherrish forever…Love Julie

  11. Sugrue Family says:

    To the entire Gennetti family,
    Please accept our deepest sympathies in the loss of Matt. We know how much he was loved by all of you and he will be greatly missed. Treasure all the wonderful memories you have of him and hopefully it will bring you some comfort. If there is anything we can do for you during this very difficult time, please let us know. The Sugrue Family

  12. Maureen Montegari says:

    Dear Nancy
    You are in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.
    HealthBridge Management

  13. Jeff Nadile says:

    To David, Nancy, and Luke… I know we’ve had some rough times in tha past, but Matty was still one of my best friends in the end.. I am so sorry for your loss and send my deepest condolences to you and the rest of your family.. He will be greatly missed.. he was a great friend and I loved him

  14. Sally Sorrentino says:

    To the Gennetti family
    Our deepest sympathy. Matt was a kind, sweet kid; always good to everybody around him. We are so sorry for your loss.
    the Sorrentino Family

  15. Francesca says:

    Matt was my cousin, I loved him very much. I’m going to miss seeing him at Thanksgiving, we always had so much fun, laughing, drinking, eating…what more could an Italian ask for? He was truly one of a kind, a good loving, happy soul. I miss you and I love you so much. Nancy, David, Luke, Barbara, I love you all and I’m so sorry I can’t be there with you all, I love all of you.

  16. Nancy, Jennifer, Steven, Kira, Logan, John, Jackilyn, Johnny, Michelle and Michael says:

    To the Gennetti Family,
    In the short time Matt was with us, he had his own way of touching so many lives. And in doing so, he will live on in the hearts of all that knew him. Our prayers and love go out to all of you.

    The Jensen Family

  17. Terry says:

    Dear Nancy,
    From one mother to another,I cant even imagine what you must be going through.You always had a big smile on your face whenever you spoke about the boys. I hope those cherished memories of matt will help you get through this difficult time.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With deepest heartfelt sympathy, Terry Ciulla

  18. Anonymous says:

    Our hearts go out to Matt’s family. Matt worked with our son many years ago as a young wrestler. As a teacher to young children myself, Matt’s giving of his time was greatly admired and appreciated. Why the Lord needs another angel so young is hard to understand. Our thoughts are with you all.

    Friends of John and Janice,
    The Stafford Family

  19. Jimmy and Stephanie says:

    Dave, Nancy, Luke and Family…
    Although we can not be there in person we are there for you in thoughts and prayors. We are sorry for your loss. Please know that we are here for you whenever you need us. Take Care.

  20. angelcatrom says:

    I was so shocked to hear of your loss- my heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to your whole family- for your loss and for the days ahead.
    Peace, and God Bless you all,
    Romy Arena

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