PLEASE NOTE: DO TO AN EVER INCREASING PRESENCE OF COVID 19 IN THE COMMUNITY, WE ARE ASKING ATTENDEES TO KEITH'S VISITATION ON SATURDAY, TO WEAR MASKS UPON ENTERING THE BUILDING - PLEASE HONOR THESE WISHES BY THE FAMILY.
LEICESTER; Keith W. Mattei, 52, died Tuesday at UMass Lake Ave., Worcester. With deepest sorrow, the family announces, "Keith was tragically taken from us on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 as a result of injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident." Keith was the son of Richard and Deborah (Jones) Mattei. Keith was born and raised in the town of Leicester, MA and raised his own family in East Brookfield MA. Keith was truly the heart and soul of his family and was loved by all.
Keith graduated from Holy Name CCHS and Worcester State College. He has been serving as a correction office for the MA Department of corrections for the past 16 years. Keith had a personality that was larger than life and knew how to enjoy each day to the fullest. Keith had many passions in his life to include riding his motorcycle, snowmobiling in Rangeley Maine, waterskiing, golfing and spending time with his large circle of family and friends. Whether you had the privilege to spend a lot of time with Keith or simply met him in passing, he would have considered you a lifelong friend. Keith was a person who was dedicated to everyone he knew, a man who would do anything for anyone no matter what the request or time of day.
He is survived by his parents Richard and Deborah Mattei of Madison NH, 2 daughters Savannah (Mattei) Mullins and her husband Sean Mullins of Honesdale PA, Gianna Mattei of Spencer, MA, step-sons Jacob Cardinal and his wife Gabrielle of Worcester, MA, Ryan Nolan of Oxford, MA and their mother Melissa (Arselin) Mattei, 2 brothers Christopher Mattei and his wife Michelle (Rajotte) Mattei of Center Conway, NH and Sean Mattei and his wife Kim (Augusto) Mattei of Cherry Valley, MA, Grandson Jack Mullins and granddaughter Rosalie Mullins of Honesdale, PA , grandson Julian Cardinal of Worcester, MA, girlfriend Kristen Franson and her son Cole Dyer of Leicester, MA and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff, nurses and doctors in the Trauma Center at UMASS Lake Ave. Hospital for their amazing care, compassion and professionalism.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Keith's name may be made to UMass Memorial Health, c/o Trauma Center, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655
Memorial calling hours will be held at MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester, MA 01524 on Saturday October 1, 2022 from 1-4pm.
At the family's request no other services are planned.