John DiMatteo, 68, of Wallace passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021 at the Madison Center in Morgantown. He was born June 1, 1952 in Hammonton, NJ a son of the late John and Doris Warner DiMatteo.
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He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Hayes DiMatteo. Also surviving are his daughter, Amy Marks and her husband Ryan, and their children; Lindsay, Dustin, and Emma all of Shinnston; his son, John DiMatteo of Huntington; his brother, William DiMatteo of IdaMay; his friends and caretakers, Taylor and Chris Collett and their children, Cade and Blaine; his best friend, Mike Collett and his wife Crystal; as well as his friends, Michael and Christina Collett and their children, Kaydence and Camden; all of Wallace.
John was a proud Vietnam Veteran and served our country in the U.S. Navy. He completed four tours in Vietnam serving on the USS Oriskany. John was very devoted to his family and friends. He loved his grandchildren more than anything. He enjoyed cook-outs that he called “friendship time” and the holidays were a very important time for him.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation services were provided by Perine Funeral Home. There will be no public services. Online memories and condolences can be shared with the family at www.perinefunerals.com
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the DiMatteo family.