Matthew Cattafi, 48 Succumbs to Cancer

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Matthew J. Cattafi, age 48, of Livingston, died at his home on June 23, following a 28-year battle with cancer. An avid bodybuilder who had won the Metropolitan Bodybuilding Championship, he was employed as chief radiation therapist at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark for the past 25 years.

He is survived by his mother, Judith (née Melnick); his wife, Gayle (née Heraut) Cattafi; and his children, Emma and Jack Cattafi.

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