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Philip James Matthew


1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Philip James Matthew Obituary
September 28, 1922 - May 5, 2016 It is with sadness that the family of Philip Matthew, 93, announce his passing. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, the third child of Samuel and Eva (Kadetz) Matcovsky. He enlisted in the Navy in 1940 and was on the U.S.S. Enterprise and submarines. Phil married Elayne Greenfield in 1946. He graduated from Pace College, then moved to California. His careers included accounting, banking, investing, and real estate. Predeceased by his wife Elayne in 1999, second wife Emily Deutsch in 2016, sister Betty Trevor and brother Peter. He is survived by his sons Andrew Matthew, M.D. (Sandra) and Jonathan Matthew, M.D. (Hilary). He is also survived by his loving grandchildren Jessica Hochman, M.D. (Michael M.D.), Eric Matthew (Christina), Jacqueline Zakowski (Daniel), David Matthew (Hannah), Marissa Leitner (Andrew M.D.), Kimberly Mainstain (Darrin) and ten adorable great-grandchildren (Emma, Henry, Sadie, Sara, Anna, Rebecca, Gabriel, William, Nathan, and Hayden) and many nieces and nephews. Services will be private. He will be interred at Eden Mortuary Park Cemetery, Mission Hills. Donation to American Friends Of Magen David Adom in lieu of flowers.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 7 to May 8, 2016
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