Arthur A. Matoza( 1925 - 2014)

Arthur A. Matoza
January 27, 1925 - April 13, 2014
Resident of San Leandro
Arthur Matoza born Jan 27, 1925, passed away April 12, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Bernice Matoza. His son Marc and wife Linda Matoza , his daughter Marcia and husband Jeff McGallian and his son Craig and wife Mary Corbett Matoza. Grandchildren, David, Dylan and Shane Matoza, Leslie and Bobby Gibson, Jacqueline and Kalani Creutzburg, Tim and Michelle McGallian and great grandchildren Andrew and Alyssa McGallian. Former daughter in law, Kandy Matoza and lovingly cared for by Billynda Holland, who was like a daughter to him. His love and sense of humor will be surely missed.He is preceded in death by his father Frank and Maud Matoza and his mother Josephine Matoza, and his brother in laws Harry and Tony Lema of SanLeandro.He was a WWII Marine Corp Veteran, serving in Guadal Canal, Iwo Jima, and Guam. He was the owner of A. Matoza Roofing in San Leandro for over 60 years. An active and proud member of the San Leandro Kiwanis Club, Colombo Club, Boy Scouts of America and the British American Club.. He loved to dance, fish and play golf.A Visitation will held at Santos Robinson Mortuary on Tuesday, April 22, 6:30 to 8pm. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Felictas Church in San Leandro on Wednesday, April 23 at 11:00 am followed by a reception in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Davis Street Resource Center in San Leandro, Kiwanis Club of San Leandro Foundation, Hannas Boys Center or .


Funeral Home

Santos-Robinson Mortuary
160 Estudillo Avenue San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-0123

Published in Inside Bay Area on Apr. 20, 2014