Robert B. Mata
1928 - 2018
BORN
1928
DIED
2018
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December 26, 2017
Robert B. Mata, born March 21, 1928 in San Antonio, Texas, died December 26, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Robert attended Our Lady of Guadalupe and Central Catholic HS. At the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Navy, fulfilling his duty while being stationed in Europe and the Asian Pacific before becoming a civil servant at Kelly AFB. Robert retired from Kelly after 40 years of service as an Instrumental Engineer, ultimately being promoted to Foreman. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Alvaro and Aida Mata and sister, Virginia (Humberto). He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Carmen Franco Mata; children: Rose, Robert Jr, Roy (Elsa), Rachel (Jesse) and Richard; grandchildren: Richard Cox (Robyn), Krystle Mata Poynor (Casey), Corey Morales (Cynthia), Zachary Mata, Nicholas Mata and Jarred Morales; great grandchildren: Ryen and Allie Poynor; brother, Raymond (Ernestina); numerous nieces and nephews. Robert will be missed and remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Visitation will begin Wednesday, Jan. 10th at 5:00pm in The Angelus Chapel with a Rosary at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be offered Thursday, January 11th at 11:30am at St. John Berchmans Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements by:

Published by San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 7, 2018.
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10
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5:00p.m.
The Angelus Chapel
TX
Jan
11
Funeral Mass
11:30a.m.
St. John Berchmans Catholic Church
TX
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Rest in peace Uncle Robert. Prayers for the family during this time.
Bertha Mann
January 10, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God send you his angels to comfort you through this very difficult time. Mr. Mata was such a good man may he rest in peace.
Letty & Rick Arrowood
January 9, 2018
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Robert. We are sending our love to the family and will see you all on Thursday. Love, the Morgans.
James and Anita Morgan
January 8, 2018
We are so sorry to hear Robert
has passed away. May he rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Carmen and your family. Richard and Mary Maldonado
Richard Maldonado
January 7, 2018
Que en estos momentos ta dificiles y tristes para Las familias de Robet mata, encuentro Paz en El Dios todopoderoso dsdor Dela vida filipenses 4_7 (apocalipsis 21_4
E,s Milstead
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January 5, 2018
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