Vincent J. DiMatteo
January 9, 2014
Vincent J. DiMatteo, 64 of Milford, PA passed away January 9, 2014 at home. The son of the late Arthur and Rose DiMatteo he was born June 18, 1949 in New York, NY.
Vincent was a graduate of Rutgers College with high honors, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, scholar athlete with three varsity letters and captain of the football team. In 1976 he graduated Rutgers Graduate School of Education with a Masters in Science and Education, Rutgers Law School in 1992 earning a Doctor of Law and in 1994 Washington School of Law earning a Master of Law in Taxation. Vincent was a chemistry and physics teacher for Morristown Beard School and a small business owner. In 1992 he began his private practice as an attorney at law in Middletown, NJ, practicing until his retirement in 2012.
Vincent was commended by Monmouth County and Ocean Monmouth Legal Service for accepting pro bono cases and direct service to individual needy citizens.
He was a member of Hayden Proctor American Inns of Court, St. Patrick’s Church, Milford, PA and St. Catherine’s Church, North Middletown, NJ where he was a CCD teacher for many years.
Vincent is survived by his wife Valerie, mother-in-law Gladys Wood; three children Arthur DiMatteo of Sea Bright, NJ, Marie DiMatteo of Matawan, NJ, John DiMatteo and his wife Sarah of Hightstown, NJ; three grandchildren Hannah Nappi, Rebekah and Thomas DiMatteo; three sisters Clare Niadna of White Hall, PA, Sarita DiMatteo of West Orange, NJ and Linda DiMatteo of Princeton, NJ.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, Milford, PA on January 14, 2014 at 12 PM with Rev. Gregory Kelly officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org) or the Ecumenical Food Pantry, 321 5th St., Milford, PA 18337.
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