Tina M. DiMatteo, 83
Feb. 1, 1933 — April 25, 2016
Tina M. DiMatteo (nee Miracola), 83, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend. She was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 1, 1933, to Cologero and Rose (nee Bonina) Miracola. She married Pasquale DiMatteo in 1957. Tina enjoyed reading, crocheting and going to the casinos. She loved to cook and bake. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband, Pasquale; children, Francesco (Diane), Rosaria (Mark) Bird and Lawrence (Ann-Marie); grandchildren, Vincenzo, Amanda (James) Draxler, Matthew Bird, and Lorenzo and Emily Bird; sister, Nancy Kasten; sisters-in-law, Regina Miracola and Inita DiMatteo; and brothers-in-law, Richard Schilter and Bruno (Christina) DiMatteo. She is further survived by numerous loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Tina is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Catherine (Pasquale) Ferrino, Mary (Tony) Alioto, Ann (Carlo) Tarantino, Lawrence Miracola, Barney Miracola, Josephine (Robert) Pagel, Sylvia (Herb) Wendtlandt, Lena (Paul) Lovy, Rose Schilter and Carlo Miracola; and brothers-in-law, Guido DiMatteo and Arthur Kasten.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend). The visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday. Entombment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society (PO Box 902, Pewaukee, WI 53072-0902).
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.