James H. Lattomus passed away after a brief illness in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Thomas and Nettie Lattomus. Jim graduated from Dickinson High school. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Jim worked for the DuPont Company for 40 years. He was a member of the New Castle Sailing Club. Jim loved animals and spending time by the water…”Home is the sailor home from the sea”
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carole Jean DiMatteo Lattomus, his brother Thomas S. Lattomus (Michal), sister-in-law, Joan DiMatteo Hackman (Herb) many nieces, nephews, cousins, especially Madaline who was present in his final hours, and his faithful and loving cats, Casper Peabody and Fiona Mae.
Friends may call on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest a donations to your favorite charity.