Lucia Scafidi DiMatteo, 73, of Hamden passed away peacefully on Wednesday
May 8, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital/ St. Raphael campus with her family by her side. Born in Palermo, Sicily on August 31, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Paolo and Rosaria Ferraro Scafidi. Mother of Mariangela and Andrea DiMatteo. Loving grandmother of James Stefano Reddington. Sister of Elvira, Francesca, Teresa and Ersilia. Also survived by her former husband Stefano DiMatteo. Lucia also leaves behind her cherished cat Diego.
The visiting hours will be Tuesday, May 14, from 4 to 8 pm in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home, Wednesday morning, May 15th at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Christ the Bread of Life Parish at Blessed Sacrament Church, 321 Circular Ave., Hamden at 11:00. Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.