August 26, 1917 ~ February 19, 2007
Mathew M. Patti, age 89, entered into eternal rest on February 19, 2007. Mathew was born in Johnstown, Pa., on August 26, 1917. Formerly of Girard, Ohio, he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, and then enlisted in the U.S. Army. He married Angeline Chito of Youngstown, Ohio, and they moved to Washington D.C. where Mathew worked as a Civil Service employee at the Pentagon. In 1965, the Air Training Command was moved to Randolph AFB., and so the family came to Texas. He is predeceased by his wife 'Angie', and his three brothers, John, Jimmy, and Sam Patti. He is survived by his children, Carolyn Reiss and husband Richard, Mathew Patti Jr. and wife Yolanda, and Michael Patti, ; step-grandchildren Daniel and wife Michelle Chapa of San Angelo, and Jarrod Chapa, and step-great-grandchildren Olivia, Michael, and Isabella. He is at peace, and at that big Bocce court in the sky. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gabe Garcia Fund - Austin Spinal Injury Fund, c/o Michael A. Garcia, 3966 South Better, Dallas, TX 75229. Private graveside services will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, presided over by Deacon Pedro F. Garza. To leave a note for the family, go to meadowlawn.net and select Obituaries. Arrangements by Meadowlawn Crematory and American Mortuary.