Tina M. DiMatteo (nee Miracola), 83, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.
She was born in Milwaukee on February 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, Lawrence (Ann-Marie); grandchildren: Vincenzo, Amanda (James) Draxler, Matthew Bird, Lorenzo and Emily Bird; sister Nancy Kasten, sisters-in-law Regina Miracola and Inita DiMatteo; 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, Carlo Miracola; brothers-in-law Guido DiMatteo and Arthur Kasten.
The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 30th at 11:00 AM at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Drive). The Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30th from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. 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).