John J. Mavilia, 77

Mar 31, 2021

John J. Mavilia, 77, of West Wareham, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River surrounded by his family after a brief illness. He was the husband of Roberta A. (Sassa) Mavilia.

Born in Weymouth, he was the son of the late Anthony J. & Rose (Carlozzi) Mavilia.  Raised in Braintree, he moved to Wareham in 1972. Mr. Mavilia was manager for the A & P Supermarket chain. He retired in 1995 from their Buzzards Bay store.

Mr. Mavilia was also a former coach for Wareham Little League.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta; his sons, Anthony J. Mavilia and his wife Leann of Ayer, and John J. Mavilia and his wife Katy of W. Wareham; his brothers, Robert Mavilia and his wife Diane of Braintree, and James Mavilia and his wife Ruth of Weymouth.  Also surviving are three grandchildren, Anthony J. Mavilia, Angelo L. Mavilia and Sophia R. Mavilia; and his niece and several nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, the late Dianne Mavilia.

Funeral services will be planned for a later date.

Donations in his memory may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, (Pediatric Programs)

One Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215. Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. To leave a message of condolence visit: