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Emil C. Masi

September 5, 2017

Emil C. Masi, formerly of West Springfield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning at his home in Ogunquit, Maine surrounded by his family.  Born April 1, 1942 in Springfield, he was the son of the late Edward P. Masi and Joya C. (Puricelli) Masi. Emil lived most of his life in West Springfield and graduated from West Springfield High School in 1960 and later graduated from American International College and Western New England University. He then went on to teach in the Springfield Public School system for over 33 years. Upon retirement, he moved to Ogunquit, Maine. Emil loved people and could chat with everyone he met. All this love came full circle this past year by faithful friends and former students. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. Emil leaves “His Bride” of 53 years, Eleanor (Haggerty) Masi; his five children, Scott Masi and Moira Maloney of Portsmouth, NH, Mark and Sheila Masi of West Springfield, MA, William Masi and Angie Marks of Lone Tree, CO,  Jennifer and Michael Finn of West Springfield, MA and Meghan and Kevin Bowersox of Greenland, NH; Proud Nonno to eight grandchildren that lit up his life, Allison and Patrick Masi, Charles, Peter and Molly Finn and Maeve, Nora and Grace Bowersox; he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.Following cremation, Memorial Visitation will be held in the Toomey-O’Brien Funeral Home, 1043 Westfield St., West Springfield, MA on Sunday from 2:00-5:00PM. Memorial mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, 395 Chestnut St., Springfield on Monday at 11:00AM.  Interment will be private. There will also be a Memorial Mass on Saturday, September 16th in St Mary Church, 236 Eldridge Road, Wells Maine at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Knights of Columbus Council 9782, C/O Steve Koeninger P.O. Box 124, Moody, Maine 04054 or the Daniel J. Kennedy Scholarship Fund, c/o St. John Seminary, 127  Lake St, Brighton, MA 02135 or Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445,

 Service Information

September 10, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Liturgy
September 11, 2017

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
387 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA

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