Zina DiMattia DePaula

  • Born: July 30, 1932
  • Died: August 11, 2020
  • Location: Hammond, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404

Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

Zina DiMattia DePaula, resident of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away at her home on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at the age of 88. She was born on Saturday, July 30, 1932, in Hammond, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Sam DiMattia and the late Angelina Dominick DiMattia.

Zina is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth D. Cascio and Sharon DePaula; grandchildren, Katherine and Chris Bordelon, and Brad and Katie Cascio; great-grandchildren, Emma Grace Thibodeaux, Colin Bordelon, and Olivia, Sam, and Bennie Cascio; brother, Sammie (Pattie) DiMattia.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Sam DePaula; and sister, Katy Bittola.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 14, 2020 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 am on Friday at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church, 14450 Hwy 442, Tickfaw, Louisiana 70466.
Interment will follow at Rose Memorial Park Mausoleum in Hammond, Louisiana.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.

A guestbook is available at www.harrymckneely.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Liz and Sharon, We were so sorry to learn of Zina's death. Sam will be so happy to see her again. We will always remember the wonderful neighbors on University Drive. Wishing you comfort and peace at this sad time.

Posted by Phil and Ann Livingston - Hammond, LA - Neighbor   August 17, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Prayers and love to the family. I have such fond memories of Zina. She wa a very special lady; may she rest in peace.
With Love,Lynn and Rob Arnold

Posted by Lynn Arnold - Metairie, LA - Family Friend   August 14, 2020

Prayers, love and hugs to you my friends. Loved Zina and love you. So sorry for your loss but so glad she is whole again. I am so sorry I will not be able to attend her service. Will be in touch. Take care of each other.
Much love.

Posted by Lynn Gagnon - COVINGTON, LA - Friend   August 13, 2020

So sorry for your loss. And the loss of our dear long time friend. We have many good memories to cherish when we lived across the street from Dandy's Food Store. Our prayers are with you.

Posted by Gordon and Eloise Anderson - Hammond   August 13, 2020

Miss Zina,so sorry you are gone but happy you are at peace.I will always have such fond memories of you laughing and joking with me and Liz. Love you and your charm will be greatly missed. Liz and Sharon,
So very sorry for this great
Loss of your dear mother.

Posted by Carol Monteleone-Terre - Metairie, LA - Family Friend   August 13, 2020

So sorry for your loss, Liz.. thoughts and prayers dear friend...

Posted by Faye King DUPONT - Hammond, LA - Friend   August 12, 2020

Sharon, I just heard about your Mom's passing. I am so sorry to hear it. Let me know if there is anything I can do for you and your family.

Posted by Rose Martens - Hammond, LA - Friend   August 12, 2020

Liz, i am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort for you and your family. I will always remember her from years ago at Dandies. Sweet lady.

Posted by Tilly DiMaggio - Natalbany, LA - Friend   August 12, 2020