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Alexander Matlo

Alexander Matlo

Thursday, September 14th, 1933 - Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Matlo, Alexander (Alex)
September 14, 1933 – July 1, 2020

We sadly announce the passing of Alex Matlo at the age of 86 years. We are relieved that he no longer suffers here on earth but is now with God.

Alex is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Wanda; his son, Aubrey; daughters, Michelle (Nick) and Corinne (Larry) and six grandchildren, Colin, Kayla, Emily, Niko, Dominik and Stephanie. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Maria Matlo; stepmother, Antonia Matlo; brothers, Stanley, Joe, Steve and George; stepbrother, Tony and brother in-law, Chuck Kitella.

After 36 years of service, Alex retired from the Engineering and Waterworks Department with the City of Calgary. Alex and Wanda enjoyed many years of travelling and vacationing as ``snowbirds`` in Arizona.
Alex was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather. To his family he passed on his passion for farming and gardening, joy of camping, and his love of hunting and outdoor pursuits.

Our family would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Moses Ovakporaye of East Hills Medical Clinic for his continued friendship and care of Alex over the years. We would also like to acknowledge the staff at the Prince of Peace Harbour for their care of Alex during the last year of his life.

A private Family Service will be held. If so desired, donations may be made in Alex’s memory to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 7015 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB. T2H-2K6 or to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.

Participation via Zoom remote conferencing can be obtained as follows:
Topic: Alex Matlo Funeral
Time: Jul 10, 2020 11:00 AM MST
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Topic: Celebration of Alex Matlo’s life
Time: Jul 10, 2020 01:00 PM MST
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Genevieve Fisher

Posted at 09:01pm
Our condolences. Uncle Alec brought so much joy to me as a child growing up. He was such a loving man, and he will be dearly missed. All our love - Genevieve and Paige Fisher
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Dana McIntosh

Posted at 10:08pm
Heartfelt sympathy and condolences to dear Wanda, Aubrey, Corinne, Michelle and all the family on the passing of dear Alex. What a wonderful gentleman... warm, welcoming, a great story teller with a ready smile. Cherish your fondest memories of him as your loving husband, father and Grandpa. Always, Dana & Bernie.
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Ron and Karen Weyman

Posted at 08:17pm
Dear Wanda and family, we are very sorry to hear of Alex’s passing. It’s never easy to lose someone dear to you, we hope it brings some comfort that your family and friends are there for support. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time and in the weeks and months to come.
Ron & Karen Weyman
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Ron and Dawn Hovey

Posted at 12:48pm
Dear Wanda and Family,
Our sincerest sympathy goes out to all of you at this most difficult time. Although words seem inadequate I'm sure you are comforted with memories of a kind and loving husband and father. Alex was truly a "gentle" man and it was a joy to have known him. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love to all, Ron and Dawn
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June Evenson

Posted at 02:25pm
I have such great memories of playing at the farm and going for a Sunday drive with our mother (who had no drivers license) and always being treated like family even though we gave no prior notice of our plans. Plus we were always invited to stayed for supper!! Alex always had a smile on his face, he had such a great smile and laugh and a joke for our mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with The Matlo Family.

June and Murray Evenson

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