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William V. DeMatteo

Obituary for William V. DeMatteo

November 7, 2016
North Haven, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather and Great Grandfather

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William "Bill" V. DeMatteo, 95 of North Haven died peacefully at his home on Monday, November 7, 2016 after a short illness, and his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Rae DeLucia DeMatteo. Bill was born in New Haven on November 6, 1921, a son of the late Anthony and Pasqualina Rapuano DeMatteo, and had resided in New Haven for most of his life before moving to North Haven twenty eight years ago. He was a postal clerk for the U.S. Post Service for thirty years retiring in 1990, and was a proud WWII Navy Veteran. Bill is survived by three sons, Anthony DeMatteo and his wife Barbara of East Haven, William DeMatteo of North Haven and Thomas DeMatteo of Milford, one sister, Carmel Greco of East Haven, seven grandchildren, Terri DeMatteo and her husband Steve, Bill DeMatteo and his wife Y, Anthony DeMatteo and his wife Michelle, Jennifer Halovatch and her husband Dave, Christopher DeMatteo and his wife Krystle, Geoffrey DeMatteo and Timothy DeMatteo, eight great grandchildren, and his caretaker Na Na. He was predeceased by his daughter-in-law Mary Ann DeMatteo, three sisters, Antoinette Girardi, Mary Vinci and Josephine DeLucia, and one brother, Steve DeMatteo.

Bill's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. His funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Thursday at 9:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2819 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Burial with Military Honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com

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