Allen J. Mattedi
1965 - 2022
BORN
1965
DIED
2022
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Shrine of Remembrance
1730 East Fountain Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO
Allen J.

Mattedi

February 14, 1965

December 27, 2021



Allen J. Mattedi, 56, of Divide, Colorado, passed away on December 27, 2021 after a hard-fought battle against COVID-19.

Allen was born on February 14, 1965 to Bruno & Carolyn Mattedi in Elmhurst, IL. After graduating from Andover High School in Andover, MA, he went on to study at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, graduating with a degree in Computer Science in 1988.

After college, Allen went on to work as the Chief Programmer at Encotech in Schenectady, NY, where he met the love of his life, Linda. Allen and Linda were married in 2003 at a private ceremony in Richfield, UT.

Allen was a proud member of the Colorado National Guard and was a CW4. He served in the 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne). Allen deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in both the Philippines and Afghanistan. He served as the Company Operations Warrant Officer for Bravo Company, 5th Battalion 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne). Allen was recently assigned to HHD/5/19 SFG(A) as an Operations Officer. Allen had the utmost respect and admiration for and of his peers in the National Guard.

Allen was genuine, kind, and loyal, and was a mentor to many throughout his life. Allen had many thrilling pastimes, including white water rafting, rock climbing, hiking, long drives on his Harley through the mountains, and the many adventures he enjoyed with his fellow Guard members. Allen was a skilled woodworker and loved carving intricate figurines out of wood. He was devoted to the many dogs he owned throughout his life, and they loved him in return. He found great joy in being a grandpa - especially the adventures he had with his grandkids on their visit to Colorado this summer. However, there was nothing he loved more than his wife of 20 years, Linda, and the life they shared together.

Allen is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Falso) Mattedi, and his loyal canine sidekick, Jojen; his children Carly (Andrew) Feldman, Andrea (Christian) Reynolds, and Sean (Lauren) Reynolds; his parents Bruno Mattedi and Carolyn (Zgutowicz) Mattedi; his siblings Lynne (Tom) Regan, Anita (Mark) Kurisko, Rob (April) Mattedi, and Sharon (Todd) Friedlander; his grandchildren James and Jacob Feldman; as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Calling hours will be held from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Thursday, January 6th 2021 at the Shrine of Remembrance in Colorado Springs, CO with a memorial service to immediately follow. An interment of ashes will be held at 3:00 pm the same day at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Green Beret Foundation at www.greenberetfoundation.org.

Published by The Gazette on Jan. 3, 2022.
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Calling hours
9:00a.m. - 10:00a.m.
Shrine of Remembrance
1730 East Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO
Jan
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Memorial service
10:00a.m.
Shrine of Remembrance
1730 East Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO
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6
Interment
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Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver, CO
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Dear Linda, my sincere condolences. I hope you and everyone that knew and loved Allen can cherish the memories and wonderful gifts he gave to the world, keeping his legacy alive forever. Much love, prayer and positive vibes being sent.
Maria Burpee
Other
January 17, 2022
My condolences to you Linda and your family.
scott swazey
Work
January 6, 2022
Dear Carloyn, Bruno, and Lisa, We are heartbroken for your family. You are in our prayers. We pray that God will comfort you and give you peace during such a difficult time. We love you and appreciate everything you do for us. With Deepest Sympathy, Your HtN Hope Lives Here family
HtN, Hope Lives Here
Other
January 4, 2022
Hey was a great soldier and it was a pleasure to know and work with him.DOL Brother
SGM(Ret) Thomas Davie
Other
January 3, 2022
We are so sorry for your loss. We pray for you to find comfort in the love and memories you and Allen shared. Thoughts and prayers xoxo
Dan and Mary
Family
January 3, 2022
Very sorry for you loss
Steve Guerra
Work
January 3, 2022
My condolences to the family. I met Al at Psi Upsilon at RPI and immediately liked him. He was always fun and never boring. He will be missed.
Jason Mantor
January 2, 2022
My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in your treasured memories and Gods promise to return our loved ones who passed away in death. "For if we have faith that Jesus died and rose again, so too God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep in death through Jesus." (1 Thessalonians 4:14).
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December 31, 2021
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