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Marie Malone Matocha

Obituary for Marie Malone Matocha

January 25, 1928 - June 15, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 89

Loving Mother, Wife and Teacher...

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Marie Malone Matocha, was called home by The Lord on June 15, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents William and Mary Malone, her brother William Malone Jr., sisters Margaret Malone and Eileen Furzi. Marie was born in Washington, D.C., and has resided in San Antonio since 1940. She graduated from Incarnate Word High School then received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of the Incarnate Word. She taught school in the Edgewood, Northeast and Ft. Sam I.S.D until she retired.

For over 50 years, she was an active member of St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church. She was involved in numerous local and civic organizations including: Catholic Daughters of the Americas where she served as Regent-District Deputy, Beta Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, where she served as Treasurer, Kappa Kappa Iota, and The San Antonio Area Retired Teachers Association - Women's Federation, among others.

She is survived by her beloved husband of sixty-six years F.L. "Bob" Matocha. Together they found a love for travel, discovering the world throughout their golden years. She cherished time with family and close friends, and forged memorable bonds with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sister Kathleen Hrncir, her son Patrick Matocha and his wife Beth, daughter Phyllis Turner and Dr. Joni Baker, daughter Carol Hebdon and her husband Jack, and daughter Eileen Urban and her husband Mike. Her grandchildren Elizabeth Reblin (Eric), Mason Turner, Blair Mathieu (Scott), Annie Mueller (Gates), Blake Matocha, Brett Turner, Will Urban, and two great grandchildren. The family extends their sincerest gratitude to Rita Lopez and Jeneatte Kuck, who's unending devotion and care will never be forgotten. Additional gratitude goes to Interim Hospice, Dr. Julia Kellcy, their incredible staff and Debbie Calhoun.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church – the Adoration Chapel or Church Building Fund. A Rosary will be held at St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church, Sunday, June 18th at 6:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, June 19th at St. Anthony de Padua at 10:30 am followed by internment at Holy Cross Cemetery, 17501 Nacogdoches Rd.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church – the Adoration Chapel or Church Building Fund.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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