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Neil L. Armatti

Jun 18, 1942 - Nov 09, 2020

Neil L. Armatti

June 18, 1942 - November 09, 2020


Neil L. Armatti, age 78, of Gwinn, died peacefully in the evening of November 9, 2020 at his home.

Neil was born June 18th 1942 in Marquette, MI to Battista "Bacco" and Edith (Storti) Armatti. He was a graduate of Gwinn High School, class of 1960.

He spent his life providing service for others and took great joy in helping other people. He was a local businessman who owned and operated several businesses' including a fuel oil business, grocery store, but his favorite business which he excelled at for years was excavating.

Neil enjoyed spending time with his family and hunting. He previously served on the Forsyth Township Board for over 30 years. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a beloved member of the Gwinn Community.

He is survived by his children, Neil Joe (Kim) Armatti, Becky (David) Syrja, and Cory Armatti; his sisters, Tisha (Georg) Keefer, Vicki (George) Sibley; his brother, James (Tara) Armatti; sister-in-law, Jean Armatti; grandchildren, Aaron Armatti Jr., Neil T. (Jamie) Armatti, Kaitlyn Armatti, Brandon Syrja, Travis Syrja, Elijah Armatti, Ava Armatti; great grandchildren, Evan Armatti, Neil P. Armatti, Hunter Johnson; also many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Neil was preceded in death by his parents, Battista and Edith (Storti) Armatti; brothers, Jerome (Louise) Armatti, Patrick Armatti and Daniel Armatti; a son, Aaron Armatti, Sr. and niece, Terri Armatti.

The Armatti family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday, November 17th beginning at 10 a.m. in the Religious Education Wing of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Gwinn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the church at 12 Noon Tuesday with the Rev. Allen Mott officiating. Burial will take place in the Gwinn Cemetery. Neil's Funeral Mass will also be live streamed at https://my.gather.app/remember/neil-armatti

The Canale Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the Armatti family where memories of Neil may be shared at canalefuneral.com.


Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Anthony Catholic Church

310 W. Iron Street
Gwinn, MI 49841

Mass of Christian Burial
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm
St. Anthony Catholic Church

310 W. Iron Street
Gwinn, MI 49841

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