Arthur Victor Mattuli

January 20, 2018 38 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving husband, father, son and friend. Arthur Victor Mattuli was born February 14th, 1954 and passed away on January 17th, 2018 peacefully in his home. He is survived by his wife Nelly, daughter Cassandra (Greg), son Anthony, mother Irene, brother Perry (Chris), and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was predeceased by his father Victorio and was loved by many friends and family.

Art was born and raised in Edmonton. He served over 35 years working for AGT/Telus fixing telephone lines and retired in 2012. Although he enjoyed his work, serving his community was just as important. Art volunteered his time to the Dovercourt Community and was extremely involved in the Edmonton Minor Softball Association.

Among watching sports Arthur enjoyed the time he spent with his friends and family. Weekend camping trips, family game nights, and many nights watching softball.

It is difficult to sum up a man like Art in a simple write up. A man like Art only comes around once in a lifetime. Please join us on Tuesday January 23th, 2:00 in the afternoon at Inglewood CRC (12330-113 Ave) to celebrate the life of Arthur. This will be followed by refreshments and a time for sharing memories at Dovercourt Community Hall (13510 Dovercourt Ave).

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

  1. Art was a wonderful man with a very big heart! Will truly be missed!!!
    Rest In Peace our friend!

    • Dear Nelly and family,

      We are very sorry to hear of your loss of your husband and father and a friend to many people in the community. We have had good memories of him at Dovercourt Community Hall. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Dear Nelly, Cassie, Anthony & Greg, our love and prayers go out to all of you during this very difficult time in your lives. Art was a wonderful husband and great father, and loved you all dearly. We cannot possibly put into words the sorrow we feel at losing such a good friend in Art. We had many wonderful times together over the years and will cherish the memories forever! He will be deeply missed … Especially his sense of humour and great laugh! Love from the Massey’s

  3. So sorry for your loss Auntie Nelly, Cassie, Greg and Anthony, you’ve been on my mind a lot this week, praying for all of you. Hugs and loves. .

  4. We are so sorry for your Loss, we had many good times with Art, as a childhood friend we shared many adventures together through elementary and high school he was always the greatest of friends and had the greatest sense of humour. Life took us down different paths and our lives were separate for many years but he was always our friend . We are heart broken for your loss.

  5. So sorry for your loss Cassie. I lost my Dad when I was about your age and it is a real blow. Even when they have been unwell, you never really think it will happen to you.
    Take care of yourself and your family and know that people are thinking kind thoughts about you.

  6. Len+I are very sorry to hear of Art passing you are in our prayers

  7. My heartfelt thoughts and condolences are with you Nelly and family. It’s sad to think how life can be cut so short. The one thing in life that is constant is change and I’m sure you will embrace that and enter a new phase of your life with so many friends and family to support you. Please know if you ever need a friend to sip a coffee with or lend an ear I’m always here for you, don’t hesitate to call.

  8. Nelly & family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  9. Dear Nelly and family, our condolences to you.
    Art was a good guy, fun and straight to the point.
    We enjoyed his company. He will be sadly missed.
    Hey Art, thanks for the memories!?

  10. Nelly I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids.

  11. Nelly and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed sitting with you as we watched the girls play ball. We could always count on Art to give us a good laugh and enjoyed your company!

  12. Nelly and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Art was a great guy. My thoughts and prayers are with u

  13. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this most difficult time. ❤ He will be dearly missed and we have so many fond memories.

  14. Nellie and family, we are so sorry that Art passed away at such a young age. I hope you can hold on to the great experiences you had with Art and remember the great times you shared. We were fortunate to have had Art in our lives even for a short time. Please know that we appreciate his commitment and dedication to the softball community and we will miss him.

  15. Art…you called it like you saw it! Whether it was the heckle from behind home plate..Norm won’t forget… the voice, your participation and giving of support to the community and others, involement in sports, camping adventures, bonfires and so much more….you created long lasting impressions on so many people.
    Your whit,laugh, antics,stories,passion,bear hugs, love of family and friends….you will be missed and remembered. Our hearts are broken. So many memories that we all have with you in our lives.

    Nelly, Cassie, Anthony, Greg and family our condolences and love. Our prayers are with you and we celebrate the life of Art.
    Hugs and love..

  16. I am so sorry to hear of Art’s passing. My condolences to you and your family.

  17. Words can not express the amount of respect I had for Art (Bear), everyday was a pleasure working with him, he had a heart of gold, will be missed by so many. My deepest condolences to the Mattuli family.

  18. My very deepest condolences to you Nelly, Cass and Tony. Art truly was an amazing man! The picture you included is perfect – that is the exact mischievous smile I will never forget. He will always hold a special place in my heart. Xoxox

  19. Nelly and family, I am so sorry this happened. The Lord be with you and surround you with His comfort, love, grace and mercy in your journey. Love, Hugs and prayers, Hazel

  20. Nelly so sorry for your loss, praying for you and your family’s! ??

  21. So sorry to hear about this sad event hope you find peace in good memories .

  22. Our deepest sympathies for your loss Nellie, Cassie and Tony. Art was bigger than life, involved and helping wherever help was needed, a good man.

  23. I’m so sorry for your loss Nelly and family. Art was really funny and helpful. He always took the time to say hello and had a big smile. I have good memories from being on the board with him. He will be missed. Take Care.

  24. Art was a big man with a big smile, laugh and heart. He influenced alot of people in a big way. We were all lucky to have known him in his life and will miss him dearly. Nelly, my thoughts are with you and your family in this difficult time.

  25. Dear Nelly and Family,
    I’m so saddened that you’re experiencing such a trying and burdensome time in your lives. Art was an honest and likeable guy. His tell tale was that if he bugged you – he liked you; the humor, sarcasm and one liners will forever be missed…. you are all in my heart thoughts and prayers.

  26. I was sorry to hear of Art’s passing. I only met Art a couple of years ago when I joined the NWZ board, but in the short time I knew him, I discovered that Art was a very special man. He made me laugh at every meeting and the Dovercourt boardroom will never be the same again.
    I, along with the entire softball community will miss him.

  27. My thoughts and prayers are with the Mattuli family. I know him only a bit from his work on The Dovercourt Community League Executive, as I’ve attend some meetings over the past several years. It was awesome that he was so committed to the community and to softball. Thanks for sharing some of his time with us community folks. I am so sorry for your loss of Art.

  28. Nelly our most heartfelt sympathy to you and Cassandra, Anthony and your extended family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God’s love and care surround you.

  29. Nelly, Cassie and Anthony. We are so sorry for your loss. Art could always make us laugh and we will cherish our memories of him. Our thought and prayers are with you all.
    The Reinhardt Family

  30. Nelly and family, please know that the old Norden crew is thinking of you and sending our love <3

  31. Oh Nelly, no one can really understand how deeply your loss is felt.
    Art was a great man and he touched so many people.
    To you and your daughter and your son and the rest of your family, we send our love and pray that God will give you all that your hearts need as He carries you through.

  32. What an amazing man. His jovial sarcastic nature brought many smiles and many giggles of ‘oh he did not just say that!’ Both Ron and I will sincerely miss his energy, ‘no bus rides’ at the card game banterings at pub night and summer fires.
    Wish we could have spent more time with him ..,

  33. I’m truly sorry for your loss. Art and i worked together with AGT in the seventies. We spent alot of time going on ski trips. He’s one of a kind and will be missed.

  34. Nelly saddened by the sudden loss of your husband and the children their dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you that God’s comfort and strength surround you. Your cousin Alida

  35. Our condolences to the Mattuli Family. Art was a great supporter & builder of softball in the Edmonton area. He definitely left his mark and will be greatly missed.

  36. I am so sorry that I missed the funeral and my sincerest condolences go out to you this time . I hope the memories of so many years together help you get through this time .

  37. My sincerest condolences to the Mattuli Family during this difficult time. Art was a great man and I’ll never forget him and his humour. Great memories at ball with him! Forever at Peace but Never Forgotten.
    Rest In Peace Nine Toes!

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