A gathering of family and friends will take place on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Matthew Kade DiTillio was born on March 27, 1997 in Wild Rose, Wisconsin, the son of Christopher Deak and Jean Schweitzer (nee DiTillio). He was a 2015 graduate of Watertown High School. Matthew was employed at Richelieu Foods in Beaver Dam. He enjoyed the company of his family and friends.
Matthew is survived by his mother, Jean (fiancé Adam Heflin) Schweitzer of Bowling Green, KY; father, Christopher Deak of Williamsville, NY; maternal grandmother, Roberta Johnston of Angola, NY; maternal grandfather, Alfonso (Maryann) DiTillio of Niagara Falls, NY; paternal grandparents, Bajan and Katherine Deak of Amherst, NY; great-grandmother, Eilene Sprankle of Louisville, KY; former step-father, James Swonger of Wisconsin Rapids; step-father, Steven Schweitzer of Watertown; brothers, Jordan Deak and Zacheriah Swonger; sister, Wynnona Swonger; step-brother, Caleb Swonger as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his step-grandfather, Gary Johnston.