Matilda C. DeMaio

Published on Thursday, 23 January 2020 20:46


Matilda C. DeMaio, wife of the late Orlando Joseph “O.J.” DeMaio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Tillie, as she was known, leaves behind her two devoted sons, Bill DeMaio and his wife Sue of Newington CT and Richard DeMaio and his wife Jill of Portland Ct. She was so proud of her six grandchildren, Laura DeMaio Roy, Danielle Lyons, Eric DeMaio, Lindsey Brennan, Emily DeMaio and Tim DeMaio. She adored her five great-grandchildren Savannah Brennan, Calla Brennan, Lily Brennan, Dominic DeMaio and Ella LaChapelle. She is survived by her brother, Edward Ceraldi and his wife Mae. She was predeceased by her brother, John Ceraldi and sister, Mary Palombizio. Calling hours for Matilda will be held Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 626 Willard Ave., Newington. Interment will be at a later date in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. Donations can be made to the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc., 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, CT 06002. and to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163 . For a complete obituary, to share a memory, or offer words of comfort with her family, please visit us online at

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Thursday, 23 January 2020 20:46. Updated: Thursday, 23 January 2020 20:49.