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Matteo D Castigliego

06/17/1941 - 01/27/2022


Obituary For Matteo D Castigliego

Matteo D. Castigliego, 80, of Warren passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The son of the late Paul and Theresa (Sementelli) Castigliego, he lived in Bristol for many years before moving to Warren where he was a prominent resident. He was the beloved husband of Rosemary (Castro) Castigliego of 58 years. Matteo was a man who filled many roles in his lifetime. He was the owner and operator of several businesses; Pak-o-Matic Waste Disposal throughout the 70's and 80's, Matteo's Restaurant, Castigliego's Fish and Chips, as well as several others. He was one of the founders of the Warren Quahog Festival, served as the president of the Rotary Club, sat on the Warren Town Council for many years, was a member of the Warren Town Planning Board and was a beloved and successful baseball coach for the Warren Little League for many years. In his free time, he enjoyed vacationing to his condo in Sarasota, FL with his wife and family. But most of all, he loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchild. He was known by all who knew him as an exceptionally kind man who was always there for everyone. In addition to his loving wife, Rosemary, Matteo is survived by his daughter, Dawn Sequino and her husband David of Bristol; his sons PJ Castigliego and Scott Castigliego and his wife Susan, both of Warren; his five grandchildren, Brittany Lee Sequino, Cody Michael Sequino, Scott Castigliego Jr., Shayna Castigliego and Rachel Castigliego; and his great granddaughter, Milani Jade Sequino-Ziki. He was the brother of the late Louise Diorio and Paula Cruz.Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd. Warren, RI, where the family will receive relatives and friends for visitation on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 4-7PM. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 11AM in St. Luke's Church, 108 Washington Rd. Barrington, RI 02806. Burial will be at Gates of Heaven Cemetery, 550 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915. For tributes, please visit

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  • 02/08/2022

    Rosemary and family. I was so sorry to hear about Matt's passing. Sending you all my deepest sympathy. He wii live in your hearts forever! Prayers and love to you all. Your friend Dottie Maturi (Flynn)

  • 02/02/2022

    My heartfelt condolences to the Castigliego family on the loss of Matt. A great person and dedicated man to all his responsibilities. He will be sadly misses. Bob Pare'

  • 02/02/2022

    Our deepest sympathies to the Castigliego family --- Maureen and Lloyd Edwards

  • 02/01/2022

    Rosemary, Rick and I were so sorry to hear about the passing of Matt. He was such a sweet and gentle man. I am sending healing prayers and comforting hugs and wishing you peace during this difficult time.

  • 01/31/2022

    So sorry to hear of Matt's passing. Our condolences to the family. Roz & Dave Brule

  • 01/31/2022

    my sincere sympathies to the Castiigliego family. He was always so kind and caring. always smiling when I would go into the fish market...may he rest in peace..... Jo-Ann Cholewiak

  • 01/31/2022

    Matt, you were so much fun to be around. You were our action hero...Matteo Castigliego! I'll never forget the day you told me Troy loved me. That meant so much! You were a good soul and will be missed by many including us! Love Kim and Troy

  • 01/30/2022

    So sorry for your loss. Matt was a great man and his legacy will live forever. Steve, Laura, Alli, and Nick Calenda

  • 01/30/2022

    I grew up with Mat.. Many fond childhood memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • 01/30/2022

    our condolences to the Castigliego family from Jack and Fatima Gomes

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