Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home

615 Main Street, Warren, RI


Alphonse F. DiMatteo

January 26, 1931August 29, 2019

Alphonse F. DiMatteo, age 88, of Barrington passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Born on January 26, 1931, a son of the late John and Concetta (Giannattasio) DiMatteo he was a lifelong resident of Barrington. He was the loving husband of Lorraine (Cloutier) DiMatteo to whom he was married 63 years.

A proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he bravely served during the Korean Conflict. A skilled electrician, he worked at Ever Ready Electric for 20 years and then was Director of Maintenance for the Barrington School Department for 20 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three incredible children, Bill DiMatteo (Rosemary), Steve DiMatteo and Lori Obenchain (Jim); three sisters, Rose Lombardi, Mary Chianese and Irene Ventresca; six precious grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

His visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM in the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, a eulogy to be given at 10:15 by a grandson followed by the Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM in Holy Angels Church, 341 Maple Ave., Barrington. Burial will be private. Contributions in his honor may be made to Semper-Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. For condolences and directions, www.wilbur-romano.com.


  • The late John and Concetta (Giannattasio) DiMatteo, Parents
  • Lorraine (Cloutier) DiMatteo, Wife
  • Bill DiMatteo (Rosemary), Son
  • Steven DiMatteo, Son
  • Lori Obenchain (Jim), Daughter
  • Rose Lombardi, Sister
  • Mary Chianese, Sister
  • Irene Ventresca, Sister
  • Six precious grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

  • Semper-Fi Fund
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Eulogy Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Alphonse F. DiMatteo

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