George Edward Matelli
Oct 30, 1935 - Aug 5, 2015
Born October 30, 1935 in San Francisco, CA; passed away August 5, 2015 in Sacramento, CA at age of 79.
Preceded in death by beloved wife Sarah Matelli. Greatly missed by children, Lawrence (Cindy) Matelli, Matthew (Anita) Matelli, Corey Matelli and John Guptil. Forever remembered by grandchildren, Lawrence Jr., Ryan, Michael, Brandon and Edward. Survived by 1 sister, Pat; 2 brothers, Ray and Jack; loving nieces, Cathy and Theresa. Preceded in death by mother and father, Mildred and George “Joe” Matelli.
Ed proudly served as a Marine, a highly decorated S.F. Police Officer and Detective for over 22 years and 5 years in the Dept. of Justice. He received 3 Medals of Valor throughout his career. In retirement, he became an Ordained Minister and built a sanctuary for world traveling Ministers in Costa Rica. He will be forever loved and missed by all who knew him.
A viewing will be held Sun., Aug. 16 from 12-5pm. Services will be held at grave site Mon., Aug. 17 at 12 noon at East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park & Mortuary, 9189 East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624.
Remembrances in Ed’s name may be made to the Calvary Chapel Laguna Creek, 2212 Kausen Dr., Elk Grove, CA 95758. Arrangements entrusted to East Lawn Elk Grove (916) 732-2031.
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA