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John Ralph "Johnny" DiMatteo, Jr.

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“Prayers and condolences to the family on the loss if a good man and friend. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Virgil Castabeda - Terre Haute, IN

“Terri there are no words that can take away your sorrow but please know that you and your family are in our prayers. ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Diane & Roger Morales - Marrero, LA

“Terri and Family, I am so sorry about Johnny, you all are in my thoughts and prayers, I still hold fond memories from back in the day in my heart!...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Tammy Nichols - Dayton, TX

“Terri, I send my deepest sympathies to you and the boys. Johnny was such a sweet person and I will always remember his smile and his inability to...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Katha Goree - Patterson, LA

“We are so sorry for your loss Terri. Johnny was one of the hardest working, most genuine gentlemen we have had the pleasure to meet. Our thoughts...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Kevin and Tammy Verrett - Berwick, LA

“Terri, my deepest condolences to you and your family. I'm so saddened by the passing of Johnny, praying God gives all of you peace and comfort. I...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Maria Eva Sawyer - Austin, TX

“We are both so sorry to hear about Johnny. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Bobby & Marty Naquin - LA

“I look at his picture and know his kind heart. I have fond memories of our fun day at the gun show and you guys visiting in B'ham. Terri, I am...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Leslie Nordness - Hoover, AL

“Terri, I was so very sorry to hear about John. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Blum - Morgan City, LA

“Sorry to hear of the loss for the family. John was always a very sweet person when you would meet up with him. Prayers for all the family and...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Pamela Fromenthal - Morgan City, LA

“May he rest in Gods loving arms! My condolences to the family! ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jon Michel - Abbeville, LA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Darlene Castay - Morgan City, LA

“Terri and sons,I am so saddened by the passing of Johnnie. He was blessed to have all of you around him, but most important to know that he loved...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Betsy Spganolo - Punta Gorda, FL

“Terri, sending condolences to you and your family. You know your Pharr Chapel family will be holding you all in prayer. I am truly sorry for your...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Angie Champine - Morgan City, LA

“Dearest Terri, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God will lighten your heartache and you and your family will find peace. Prayers for all of you....Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Justilian Schaub - Allen, TX

“My warmest thoughts and prayers are with y'all. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Dannette Giroir - Patterson, LA

“My sympathy to the family he was a friend to all fly with the Angels Johnny ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Ronald Dupre - Ricoroc, LA

“Terri and Family: I would like to extend my deepest condolence for your lost. I know there are no words that lessen the loss, but I am certain...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Tim Ribaul - Houston, TX - Friend

“Mrs. Terri and family, Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Johnny rest in God's...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 2, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson during a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of John Ralph "Johnny" DiMatteo Jr., a native of Pittsburgh, PA and a longtime resident of Patterson who passed away at the age of 62 in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 26, 2017, at his home surrounded in love by his family. Following the Mass, Johnny will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Michael Russo will be the Celebrant for the Mass with Father Herb Bennerfield concelebrating. Serving as pallbearers will be his three sons, Matthew, Brandon, and Christopher DiMatteo, as well as Tommy Vaughn, Damien Bonnette, and Lee Shilling. Honorary pallbearer will be his brother, Jeffery DiMatteo.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 7:00 p.m., led by Father Bennerfield. Visitation will resume Thursday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 8:00 a.m. until Mass time at 10:00 a.m.

Those Johnny leaves to cherish his memories include his loving wife of 39 years, Terri Shilling DiMatteo; their three sons, Matthew DiMatteo and his wife Leah of Stephensville, Brandon DiMatteo and his wife Melanie of Patterson, and Christopher DiMatteo of Morgan City; his brother, Jeffery DiMatteo and his wife Jennifer; his sister, Jeannie D. Landry and her husband Chris; and his five grandchildren, Aiden, Gavin, and Meah DiMatteo, and Trey and C. J. Campbell.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Ralph DiMatteo; and mother, Josie Cavallo DiMatteo.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.