Carl Mata , 71 a longtime resident of Wakefield, died December 25, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
He was born in Boston on March 14, 1949 and was the son of the late Alvin and Angela (Gumini) Mata .
Carl was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School Class of 1967 and Suffolk University Class of1971. Carl was a man with an extremely outgoing personality which served him well as a coach with the Wakefield Basketball Association and the Wakefield Little League. Carl was the owner of Mortgages Unlimited of Salem, NH before retiring. He loved to travel with his wife Maureen, especially to ocean towns down the Cape, Gloucester, and most recently Naples, Florida. His most treasured times were spent with family and friends.
He was the beloved husband of Maureen (Gordon)
. He was the loving father of Angela Normyle of Derry, NH, Christopher
and wife Christina of Lake Wylie, SC, Jeffrey
of Medford, and Brian
was also the grandfather of Brady, Carter, Jonathan, Nathaniel, and Kennisen.
Carl's Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Thursday at 10 a.m. Covid-19 guidelines and social distancing will be in effect.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wakefield Food Pantry, PO Box 1624, Wakefield, MA 01880.
December 31, 2020
St. Joseph Church
173 Albion St.
Wakefield, MA 01880