Joe P. Matos

March 17, 1931May 4, 2017

Mr. Joe P. Matos passed away Thursday May 4, 2017 at Emanuel Medical Center of Turlock surrounded by his family, he was 86 years of age, was born in Criação Velha, Pico, Azores, and lived in Turlock for 47 years. Mr. Matos is survived by her daughters, Sally M. Machado and Lucy (Graig) Jeffus, all of Turlock, Eva Ribeiro and her husband Grey of Loveland, OH. 6 grandchildren.

Services: Visitation- 2:00 PM to 8:00, Wednesday, May 10 2017 at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service, 286 W. Main St., Turlock, California, with the rosary at 7:00 PM. Funeral Mass-10:00 AM, Thursday May 11, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Ave., Turlock.

Joe P. Matos will be laid to rest at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock, California.

Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service, 286 W. Main St., Turlock, CA, is entrusted with all of the arrangements. (209)634-4904


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

  • Vigil & Rosary

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, May 11, 2017


Joe P. Matos

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May 10, 2017

Joe was a very special person to many. We hold him very close to our hearts. He was such a pleasure to talk to and be around. He will truly be missed. Our deepest sympathies to Eva, Greg, Joseph, and Maddy Ribeiro, and Sally, Lucy, and their entire families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. With love, Mark, Sheri, Rachel Ribeiro, and Marissa (Ribeiro) Provan.

Yumi Soares

May 9, 2017

My heartfelt condolences for your loss. Love and prayers to your entire family.

Angela and Greg Martinez

May 9, 2017

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Whitehurst Norton & Dias Funeral Service

May 5, 2017

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.