WATSONVILLE — Edward S. Mateo died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. He was 56.
Born on Jan. 27, 1957, Mr. Mateo was a lifelong resident of Watsonville. He was a devoted father and longtime employee of Buchwald’s Cold Storage. He enjoyed working on his 1955 Chevy as well as arts and crafts, especially cabinetry. He enjoyed fishing on his boat, cooking outside with friends and family, and singing along to his favorite Mexican music and blues.
Mr. Mateo leaves behind his children, Eddie and Crystal of Watsonville; his brothers Louie of Jamestown and Lionel of Washington; as well as his lifetime partner Vicky Barcelo of Watsonville.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4-9 p.m. with funeral service commencing at 7 p.m. at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, 609 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076. Memorial contributions to the famly preferred. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Patrick and Debra Molina Carroll, Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, www.avemariamemorialchapel.com.
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