On Saturday, November 17, 2017 at 9:15am, Natividad Coloma Mateo, loving wife and mother of two,
grandmother of four, passed away at the age of 89, just a few days shy of 90. Mamang is survived by her
husband Flordelino Mateo, her two children Larry and Emerson, daughter-in-laws Rufina and Malou and
four grandchildren Carmella, Derek, Lorenz and Gerald. She is also survived by her sister Edarlina
Natividad ws born November 28, 1928 in Pissay, Angadanan, Isabela, Philippines. Mamang attended
Pisbakal Elementary School and Isabela High School. She continued her studies at llocos Norte Normal
University and Isabela College where she received a B.S. Degree in Education. Mamang's completion of
college allowed her to pursue her life calling as an elementary school teacher where she taught for 15 years.
Upon finishing her Master's Degree in the Philippines in the 70's she joined her family in San Francisco
Mamang then found a new career in the Department of Industrial Relations for the State of California.
After years of being Supervisor for the Department, Mamang started to build business endeavors with her
husband which led to the opening of Morning Star Residence Nursing Care Home in 1988.
Mamang had a deep passion for family and teaching. She combined both resulting in singing, dancing
knitting, cooking, scrapbooking and gardening . She will be remembered for her infectious smile, quiet
laugh, unbeatable strength and for being the glue to all family members through her self-less acts and