October 2, 1930 ~ April 1, 2022
With saddened hearts but memories to cherish of a life well lived the family of Melanie Matchatis of Cold Lake First Nations announces her passing on Friday, April 1, 2022.
Melanie will be forever remembered and loved by her three children: Robert (Julie) Matchatis, Ronnie Matchatis, Linda Matchatis; eighteen grandchildren: forty-eight great grandchildren; fourteen great great grandchildren; sister: Thelma Redcrow.
Melanie was predeceased by her husband: Henry; children: Rita, Melvin, Ernie, Gary, Berton, Gerald, Allen; grandchildren: Barry, Jody, Mitchel; great granddaughter: Shatima; parents: Josephine & John Blackman; siblings: Baptiste, Albertine, Anne.
Wake, Tuesday & Wednesday, April 5 & April 6th, Cold Lake First Nations Band Hall.
Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. conducted by Celebrant Father Thomas Dieu Nguyen with interment to follow at the Cold Lake First Nations Community Cemetery.
Northern Lights Funeral Chapel Ltd.
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