Suddenly surrounded by his family on Friday August 24th 2018, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 82nd year.
Beloved husband of Hilda (nee Bergeron).
Loving father of Paul and his wife Allison.
Cherished Nonno of Antonio, Nicholas, and Alessandro.
Will be sadly missed by his sisters Maria, her husband Nello, Regina and her husband Andrew. Predeceased by his parents Nicolo, Mattea, and brother Bruno. Matteo will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, family, friends, and those that had the pleasure of knowing him.
Matteo was born in Unie Italy, and immigrated to Canada where he always will be remembered for his strong work ethic, and being a proud Canadian with loyal ties to his family, friends, and community.
Visitation will be held at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport) 905-440-3595 on Tuesday August 28th 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Parish prayers will be held in the evening.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church on Wednesday August 29th at 10:00am. Entombment will take place at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery Whitby.
If desired, memorial donations to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or the Eye Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Memories may be shared at destefanofuneralhomes.ca.