Besides his wife, Mr Matté is survived by three children, including Brian Matté, and his wife Kristin, of Newtown; four grandchildren; two siblings; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife, Mr MattÃ© is survived by three children, including Brian MattÃ©, and his wife Kristin, of Newtown; four grandchildren; two siblings; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr MattÃ© served four years in the US Air Force Strategic Air Command during the Korean conflict.
He was an active member and developer of the Redding Soccer Club, volunteered for many years as a voting pollster for town of Redding, and worked part-time at the Redding Recycling Center for nine years.
A memorial service took place November 30, at The Christ Church Parish, Redding Ridge.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256, or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.Â
The Newtown BeeÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â December 3, 2010