Roosell Armando Matute

Roosell Armando Matute

Roosell Armando Matúté

Feb. 1, 1952 to Aug. 26, 2012

Roosell Armando Matúté was born in LaCeiba Honduras. At age 24 Roosell met Kelley Ann Hugo in Honduras, a girl he would later marry back in Summerland on Feb. 5, 1977, his sweatheart and loving wife of 35 and a half years.

Their marriage was an admirable and beautiful example for all. Together they raised three wonderful children with biblical principles as their guide, Belinda (Jun) Pastor, Benjamin, and Rosalina. He was a proud Papa of two grandsons, Jacob and Daniel Pastor.

Roosell was a hard worker, more than 25 years as a Pressman at Bulkley Valley Printing. He also worked at Waste Management as a garbage trucker driver.

In May 2011 he was told he had cancer after a surgery. The Big C, Grade 4 Brain Cancer. He went for chemotherapy and radiation treatment, but still the cancer grew. He was hospitalized in BV District Hospital for two days, then passed away on Aug. 26, 2012.

We would like to thank our wonderful Smithers Cancer Clinic. Also Dr. Bastian and Dr. Pretorius. Donations can be made to Hope Air, Suite 102, 211 Columbia St., Vancouver, B.C., V6A 2R1. Thank you also to Hawkair and Smithers Community Services Helping Hands.


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