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“Dad,Again it has been a while since I have sat down and wrote to you. But not one day or moment goes by that you and mom aren't thought of or somehow...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dad,Haven't sat down to leave you a message in a while. So I figured I would sit down and do it now. Just wanted to tell you that I miss you . Not a...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dad,Even though I was not your real daughter, you took care me like your own. So on this day, my heartaches dor you and mommy. God obviously felt...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amstetdam, NY

“HAPPY FATHER'S DAY DAD!Just wanted to wish you a happy father's day. I would rather have you here and be with me and be able to wrap my arms around...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD! Well, here it is your 75th birthday and all I can do is send my wishes and love to the sky. It is gloomy and rainy day which seem...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dad,Yesterday was one year that god took you from us. All i could think of was how that day played out one year ago yesterday. Either Way, the loss...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Always miss and love you. Think of you everyday, but my heart aches for you like it was yesterday.Love Kristie ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dad,Merry Christmas. Hope you and mom are happy. It seems like yesterday, God took you from us because my heart still feels the pain and grief. ...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Krisite VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dad,There isn't a day that you aren't thought of, talked about or missed. Still trying to adjust to not hearing your voice,Never realized how...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dick and I will always remember how sweet and kind you were. We have missed talking with you. It is a very sad time. Now Pattie and you will be...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Re and Dick DiCaprio - wichita, KS

“Dave, my fondest memories are from the times you, Pattie and I shared at work. You will be missed by all. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Rosemary Kendle - Schoharie, NY

“Happy Birthday Dad. It has only been a month, but it seems like an e eternity. Love you dad and miss you.Kristie ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

“Dad, Today is your birthday we are suppose to be celebrating your 74th bithday party instead I'm sitting here writing a tribute to you.It has been...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Kevin V. - NY - Family

“Dad,Losing you was the last thing that any of us ever expected on that day. We believed that we would have more time to tell you and show you how...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie VanHoesen - Amsterdam, NY

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BROADALBIN – David J. Mattie, 73, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital.
David was born and educated in Amsterdam. He was the son of Steven Markulis and the late Salvena Perfetti Lasinski. Dave honorably served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed as a clerk for the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance for many years. Dave was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, grilling and smoking meats. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a kind, articulate and devoted man.
The Mattie family would like to thank the staff at the Mohawk Valley Dialysis Center for the constant care, concern, compassion and support, not only to Dave, but to his family as well.
He was predeceased by his mother and his beloved wife, Pattie Mattie after 25 years of marriage on July 7, 2015
He is survived by his loving daughters, Kristie Van Hoesen and her husband Kevin, of Amsterdam, Rebecca Catucci,and her wife Cari of Broadalbin and Sharon Graser and her husband Kirk, of Amsterdam; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
At Dave's request, no services will be held.
Those wishing, may make a memorial contribution in Dave's memory to National Kidney Foundation at