Diosdado M. "Matt" Mateo
Diosdado M. "Matt" Mateo passed away peacefully January 23, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born March 28,1930 in Manila, Philippines. Shortly after graduating from college he met his future wife, Maria Gener where they enjoyed wedded bliss for 52 years. Dad later enlisted and embarked on a 23 year career with the US Coast Guard. After retirement from the military in 1978, he settled with his family in Seattle. He later worked for the US Postal Service for 22 years before retiring in 2000.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Maria, his children, Gerry and Frances, son in law Buddy Bobadilla, his grandchildren Katrina and Jeremy which were the apple of his eye.
Viewing between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm, Thursday January 31 with rosary to follow at 6:00 pm at Yaringtons Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am on Feb 1,2013 at Holy Family Catholic Church in West Seattle. Interment at Holyrood Cemetery Shoreline,WA.