July 29, 2021
Wichita, Kansas - Ralph Thomas DiMattia, 93, died Thursday, July 29, 2021. Born and raised in New York City, Ralph was a World War II Veteran, a Boeing Tool and Design Engineer, and a CRNA. Rosary and Vigil will be at 6:30 pm, Friday, August 6, 2021, at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Church of the Magdalen Catholic Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Margaret DiMattia; daughter, Mary Theresa DiMattia; sons-in-law, David Baade, Mike Carrell; daughter-in-law, Robin DiMattia. Survived by his wife, Mary Jo DiMattia; children, Renée Baade of Newtown, CT, Laure Knapp, Tom DiMattia, both of Wichita, Mark DiMattia of Phenix City, AL, Vincent (Cindy) DiMattia of Greensboro, NC, Anthony (Diane) DiMattia, Joseph DiMattia, both of Wichita, Margaret Ann (Clark) Bolan of Clearwater, KS, Annette Cabbage of FL, Andrea Carrell of Wichita, Gino DiMattia of Lima, OH; 25 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with: The Lord's Diner, 520 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67214; The Lord's Pantry, 3030 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67204. Share tributes online at: www.dlwichita.com
Published by Wichita Eagle on Aug. 1, 2021.