Obituary: Michael Leonard Matuszak July 3, 2019


Michael Leonard Matuszak, 79, peacefully passed away on July 3, 2019, surrounded by family.

Michael was recently diagnosed w/ T-cell lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in April and decided to fight it by embracing chemotherapy.

Michael was born in Hamtramck, Michigan and married his childhood sweetheart Rosemary in 1962. He was married 57 years. He obtained his PhD in chemistry (inorganic) from the University of Detroit and started his career working for Ford Motor Co in Detroit.

He moved his family to various parts of the US for different job opportunities and lived in MI, Ohio, TN, Missouri and Los Alamos, NM.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wanda and Michael Matuszak Senior, and his grandson Trevor Matuszak.

He is survived by his brothers, Robert and Bernard, his children, Mick and Wanda and his grandchildren, Anna Rose and Griffin Matuszak.

Services will be held at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 9502 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, on Monday, July 15 at 8 am followed by a reception at the hall of the church. A light brunch will be served.