Crisanta R. Mata

Crisanta R. Mata, 83, of Wedgewood Lane, who retired as a Catholic elementary teacher in Chicago, died Thursday at Florida Hospi.tal Flagler.

Born in Manila, Philippines, Mrs. Mata moved to this area in 1989 from Torrance, Calif. She also was a former banker in Los Angeles. Mrs. Mata was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, its choir, the Carmelites, their prayer group network and their Perpetual Adoration Society. She enjoyed sewing scapulas for the missions of the church.

Survivors include her husband, Marciano; two sons, Mark, Palm Coast, and Mike, Torrance; three brothers, Lauro Delakosa, Los Angeles, Margarito DelaRosa Jr., Cerritos, Calif., and Deodicio DelaRosa, West Covina, Calif.; three sisters, Pu­rificacion DelaRosa, Lansing, Mich., Socorro Viola, Long Beach, Calif., and Linda Hermosura, Henderson, Nev.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Memorial dona­tions may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Building Fund, 4600 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, FL 32164.

Craig-Flagler Palms, Flagler Beach, is in charge.

Palm Coast, Florida
Wednesday, June 1, 2005