Donna Anne Matulich passed away at the age of 73, in Reno, NV surrounded by family and friends after a battle with cancer. She was born in Alhambra, CA to Dorothy Moncrief, and Adrian Dee Stiltz, the third born of 5 children. She is survived by her husband of 55 years Benny Matulich. Donna graduated from Gilroy High School in 1954 and enjoyed singing, playing the piano, and oil-painting. Her surviving siblings are: Adrian Dee “Joe” Stiltz, Helen Louene Abruzzini, Joyce Pourroy, and Glenn Stiltz. She is also survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Debra Matulich, Thomas and Renee Matulich, Stephen and Liz Matulich, Russell and Christine Matulich, Joseph and Tiffany Matulich, daughter and son-in-law Jeannie and Terry Darnell. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren: Joel, Naomi, April, Russell, Susan, John, Rachel, Diana, Branden, Allison, Robin, Kelly, Walter, Raymond, Haley, Riley, and Elley; and 10 great-grandchildren: Oliver, Darla, Matilda, Marley, Jacobey, Aiden, Rowan, Michael, James, and Brianna.
A memorial mass will be held at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in San Jose, CA on April 16 at 10:30 A.M. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org