Uxbridge, Mass. — Sergeant First Class, Michael J. Squillaci, Army National Guard, Active, 50, of Uxbridge died unexpectedly Wednesday, January 16, 2013. He was the husband of Donna Jean E. (Myrick) Squillaci.
Sergeant First Class Squillaci had served over 30 years in the U.S. Army, which included two combat tours overseas and many commendations and citations.
He was born in Germany in 1962 the son of the late Daniel Squillaci and Rita (Junklas) Turner of Maryland and was raised in Baltimore. He had been a resident of Uxbridge since 1993 and had previously lived in Douglas. He was a member of the VFW Post #1385 in Uxbridge and loved his Harley-Davidson motorcycle which he rode, along with his wife, throughout New England.
In addition to his wife Donna Jean of 24 year,s and his mothe,r Rita, he is survived by a son, Michael J. Squillaci, Jr. of N.C.; a daughter, Danielle E. Vient of Nantucket; a brother, Tony Squillaci of Maryland; two sisters, Betty Huntzberry of Marylane and Jeannie Holm of Pennsylvania; and nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services, with full military honors, will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Buma funeral Home, 101 N. Main St., Rte. 122, Uxbridge. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Granite St., Uxbridge. Following the services at the cemetery, all are cordially invited to return to the Uxbridge VFW Post #1385, 13 Cross St., Uxbridge for a time of fellowship and refreshment. Visiting hours will be Wednesday, January 23, from 3–8 p.m. in the funeral home.
The family would kindly ask that flowers be omitted. Memorial donations may be made to the “Squid Fund” – acct. # 7678410, Hanscom Federal Credit Union, 24 Andrews Pkwy, Devens, MA 01434. www.bumafuneralhome.com