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Jean (DeMattio) Boltz

Jean (DeMattio) Boltz

Posted: 1534340390000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Menapace, DeMattio
Lancaster, Ohio - Jean (DeMattio) Boltz passed away peacefully on August 11, 2018 after a courageous effort to recover from a stroke.
Born April 14, 1941 in Midvale, Ohio, a daughter of Rudolph and Mary (Menapace) DeMattio.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert J. DeMattio, and James Rudolph DeMattio; sister, Lucille Riley and her parents.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Attorney Brian Boltz; children, Lisa and Steve Boltz; grandchildren, Noelle and Luke Boltz; brothers, William "Bill" (Lois) DeMattio, and Edward (Barb) DeMattio; niece/sister Patty Dove; and numerous nieces and nephews

Jean was always ahead of the trends with interest in holiday collectibles and the pottery of Chester Nicodemus long before the rest of the world caught on. An avid collector, she operated spaces in antique malls in Lancaster and Logan, Ohio and was an original seller on Ebay.

She especially enjoyed birthday and holiday dinners and spending time with family at her Buckeye Lake, Ohio home often getting up early to watch the sunrise.

Friends and family may call from 2-4 P.M. and again from 6-8 P.M. on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, OH, 43130.

A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11 A.M. at LINN-HERT-GEIB FUNERAL HOME, 116 2nd St. NE, New Philadelphia, OHIO, 44663
Burial will follow the service at Calvary Cemetery in New Philadelphia, Ohio.

Midvale is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio

James Rudolph DeMattio

Posted: 1534341425000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Menapace
James Rudolph DeMattio, 86 years old, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 29th at his home in Derwood, Maryland.

He is survived by his wife and best friend of 24 years, Rhoda Bucker-DeMattio, his four children; Lynn Lyons, Jamie DeMattio, Robert Bucker and Park Bucker; brothers Bill and Ed DeMattio and sister Jean Boltz.
He is the proud grandpa to four grandchildren; Lucy “Lucia” Lyons, Jacob Lyons, James “Dylan” DeMattio and Jesse DeMattio.

Jim was born and raised in the family home at Midvale and graduated from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio with a degree in Physics and Engineering which he applied in his work at Vitro Laboratories as a systems engineer. He was also a military veteran having served in the U.S. Navy for two years.

At Vitro he utilized his education and military experience in working on the U.S. Trident submarine contract. Later in his career, he was appointed as a Vice President of MSI, Inc., a designer of aircraft Multiple Landing Systems (MLS). He led and developed this company into a highly successful venture serving the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Defense.

After retirement, his passion became his grape vineyard. The wine craft hobby of growing the grapes which he lovingly shared with family and friends by recruiting help for the grape harvest, wine processing and partaking of the fruits of his labor; a toast of wine: “Te amo uomo meraviglioso.”

Preceding Jim in death are his grandparents, Andrea and Antonia DeMattio; parents Rudy and Mary DeMattio, a sister Lucille DeMattio Riley and a brother Bob DeMattio.

A funeral service celebrating Jim’s life will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 2:30 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia where the family will greet guests one hour prior to the service from 1:30-2:30 PM. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery at New Philadelphia, OH.

At the request of the family, memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Carl C. Stoller Post 1445, 441 Park Ave, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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