SILVER CREEK: David J. DeMatteo, 82, of Main Street, Silver Creek, died Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk. He was born in Erie, PA on June 22, 1940, the son of the late Nicholas and Ann (Gianantonio) DeMatteo.
Mr. DeMatteo was a graduate of Strong Vincent High School, Erie, PA and received his Master’s Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He was a Business & Keyboarding Teacher at Silver Creek Central School from 1964-1993. Mr. DeMatteo was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church, Silver Creek and loved golfing.
Survivors include his wife Carrie J. (Joy) DeMatteo of Silver Creek, whom he married on April 19, 1965, in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church, Silver Creek; a son, Nicholas (Linda) DeMatteo, of Fairport, NY; and a daughter, Frances Page, of Silver Creek. Also surviving are three grandchildren David Page, Samantha Page, Morgan DeMatteo and many nieces & nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son in law Vaughn Page, II.
Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Monday from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church, 165 Central Avenue, Silver Creek, with Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn pastor officiating. (Please Meet at Church). Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Silver Creek.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial donations may be made to either Faith Community of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church, 165 Central Avenue, Silver Creek, NY 14136 or to the Silver Creek Fire Department, Emergency & Rescue Squad, 162 Central Avenue, Silver Creek, NY 14136.
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Edward Gerecke P.E.
Dorene and I would like to offer our sympathy on your loss
Edward Gerecke P.E.
Debbie Lodico Lahnen
Mr. DeMatteo was a teacher of mine back in the 70’s. He was a wonderful man. Prayers for the whole family.