Former ENYYSA president Peter Masotto passed away over the weekend. (Michael Lewis/

Visitation hours and the funeral for former Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association president Peter Masotto will be held later this week.

Viewing will be at the Noce Funeral Home in West Babylon, N.Y. on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. The funeral home is located at 189 Route 109, West Babylon, N.Y. 11704.

The funeral will be held at Saint Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday at 9:30 a.m. The church is located at 39 N. Carll Ave., Babylon, N.Y. 11702.

Masotto passed away on Sunday.

He was 78.

Masotto, who held many positions during a soccer career that spanned nearly 40 years, made an impact on and off the field.

As a coach, Massoto is best known for guiding the Massapequa Falcons to the 1986 Girls Under-19 national championship and to the 1987 final. The Falcons won eight State Cup crowns and three Region I titles. Masotto coached several girls’ teams to 18 state titles. He directed the Northport Elite into the 1994 national final. His teams competed in the Long Island Junior Soccer League.

Masotto is a member of several soccer Halls of Fame, including the ENY Soccer Hall of fame (1998), LIJSL (1999), East Hudson Youth Soccer League (2004) and Region I. He also was named a Life Member of Eastern New York and U.S. Soccer.