Angelo S. DimechNovember 15, 1930 ~ April 19, 2017 (age 86)
Angelo S. Dimech
Born November 15, 1930 in Mosta, Malta, Angelo passed away peacefully in Walnut Creek on April 19, 2017. At the age of 86, Angelo was welcomed into Heaven by his beloved parents Carmelo and Josephine Dimech. Dear husband of 62 beautiful years to his devoted wife Donna and cherished dad to Charlie (Cynthia), Mike (Jeanne) and Jim (Margaret). Precious and adored Nannu to his grandchildren Matthew, Laura, Caroline, Brendan, Lisa, Amanda, Kaitlyn, and Julia. Dearly loved brother of sister Rose Desira and his brothers and sisters who preceded him in death. He also leaves many loved nieces and nephews.
Angelo was proud of his Maltese heritage and treasured his memories of growing up in the village of Mosta. After completing his education Angelo began an apprenticeship with the Times of Malta. In 1950, at the age of 19, he immigrated to the United States and within 14 months was drafted into the Marine Corps and served two years at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. He met his wife, Donna, in May of 1954 and married in September of that year. They lived in Saint Louis, Missouri where they had their first son, Charlie. They later moved to Detroit, Michigan and had two additional sons, Mike and Jim. Angelo, Donna and family moved to South San Francisco, California in 1968 where Angelo continued his occupation of 42 years as a printer/linotype operator. He retired from Bowne Print Company of San Francisco at the age of 59. After retirement, Angelo and Donna moved to Walnut Creek, became parishioners of
Saint John Vianney, and members of the Concord Seniors’ Club. They also traveled and visited many family and friends in Europe, Australia and Michigan. They enjoyed playing bocce ball during the summer months for many years. Angelo was also an avid sports fan and followed the Giants, Warriors, 49ers and Sharks. He was a friend to many.
Friends and family may pay their respects on Tuesday, April 25th at Ouimet Funeral Chapel located at 4125 Clayton Road, Concord. Visitation hours are from 5-7 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26th, at Saint John Vianney Catholic Church located at 1650 Ygnacio Valley Road,
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Concord Senior Citizens Club
2727 Parkside Circle
Concord, CA 94519