LICATA - Matthew Of Amherst, entered into rest June 15, 2013, beloved husband of the late Rose (nee Lombardo) Licata; devoted father of Ignatius (Paula), Anthony (Mary), Matthew Jr. (Katherine) and Susan Mary (Daniel) Sirica; cherished grandfather of Tara (John) MacDonald, Michael, Thomas (Karly), Dina (Luke) Udell, Kristen, Daniel Sirica, Jr., Alyssa Sirica, Allison Sirica and Matthew III; great-grandfather of Alexander, Jace and Aiden; loving son of the late Ignatzio and Assunta Licata; dear brother of Sara (late Edward) Zwifka, Angie (late Edward) Smietana, Frances (late Thomas) Monaghan, Susie (Gerard) Wood and the late Connie (Frank) Talani, Maryann (Charles) Canastraro, Carmella (Santo) Militello, Rose Colley and Jennie (Joe) Harcrow; also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr. on Wednesday from 4-8 PM where prayers will be held Thursday morning and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Leo the Great Church at times to be announced. Mr. Licata was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Entombment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com
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Published in the Buffalo News from June 17 to June 18, 2013