Uxbridge Sergeant First Class Michael J. Squillaci, Army National Guard, Active, 50, of Uxbridge died unexpectedly Wed. Jan. 16, 2013. He was the husband of Donna Jean E. (Myrick) Squillaci.
Sergeant First Class Squillaci had served over 30 years in the US 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 MD 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 years and his mother Rita, he is survived by a son Michael J. Squillaci, Jr. of NC, a daughter Danielle E. Vient of Nantucket; a brother Tony Squillaci of MD; two sisters Betty Huntzberry of MD and Jeannie Holm of PA; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services, with full military honors, will be held Thursday Jan. 24, 2013 at 10 AM in the BUMA FUNERAL HOME, 101 N. Main St., Rte. 122, Uxbridge. Burial will follow in St. Marys 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 Wed. Jan. 23, 2013 from 3 8 PM 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.