April 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Tina V. Matthews (nee D’acquisto), age 92 years of West Bend, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Cedar Lake Health and Rehab.
Tina was born on December 6, 1924 in Milwaukee’s Third Ward to Vito and Frances (nee Gallo) D’acquisto. She married Grady Matthews on November 5, 1955. Tina loved to play bingo and the friends she made while playing.
Tina is survived by her loving husband of 61 years Grady, her loving children Karen Matthews, Barbara (Bruce) Peterson, Thomas (Kimberly) Matthews and Peggy (Frank) Kanneman, and granddaughter Kiera Matthews, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Sam, James, and Matt D’acquisto and her grandson Anthony Peterson.
A Funeral Service will be at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Mike Koebel presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday, April 24 from 4:00 pm until time of service (6:00 pm). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Southeastern WI Chapter (620 South 76th Street, Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214) or the Cedar Community Foundation, Inc. (5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090).
A special Thank You to the nurses and care givers at Cedar Community’s Timber Cove unit, for the exceptional care they have given to Tina these past 4 months.