James A. DeMatteis

June 8, 1934 - Aug. 31, 2018

James A. DeMatteis, 84, Portage, died Friday. He was born in Portage, son of the late Carmine and Bridget DeMatteis. Surviving are five children: James, Carmine, Kathy Weakland, Anthony and Eric; 12 grandchildren; and three siblings: Carmella Martynuska, Michael DeMatteis and Patricia Huber. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley; and a sister, Marie Bowman. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home and Crema­tion Services Inc., Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tues­day, Sept. 4, 2018, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Portage.