Raymond Peter DeMattia III
Raymond Peter DeMattia III
  • December 10, 1969 - August 16, 2015
  • Virginia

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Raymond Peter "Petie" DeMattia, III, 45, of Staunton passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 at his home.

Born December 10, 1969 in Waynesboro, he was the son of Becky (Falwell) DeMattia and the late Raymond Peter DeMattia, Jr.

Petie was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Waynesboro High School Class of 1988. His greatest joys in life where spending time with his children and grandchildren, hunting and fishing.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Tatteonia DeMattia; maternal grandmother, Ada Desper; paternal grandparents, Raymond DeMattia, Sr. and Adeline DeMattia; uncles, Russell Sapp, Donald Falwell and Ralph DeMattia.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his children, Brittany, Kyle and Chelsea DeMattia; granddaughters, Breonia and Bella DeMattia; siblings, Michael DeMattia and Kelly DeMattia; grandfather, Ed Desper; aunts and uncles, Barbara Sapp, Debbie Sapp and husband, Kenneth, May Anderson and husband, Bill, Roger Falwell and wife, Teresa and Patsy Bailey; as well as numerous cousins and extended family.

Following cremation, a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 W. Main St., with Pastor Mark Wingfield officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 P.M. until 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com