Toshiko W. Matyga

March 15, 1926 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Toshiko Matyga Obituary

Toshiko W. Matyga, of Raeford, NC passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, September 25, 2023, at the age of 97.

She was born in Hokkaido, Japan on March 15, 1926 to the late Tatsuo and Nobue Watanabe.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Matyga; and four siblings.

She was a dedicated member of the S.G.I Community for over 60 years. She was also a seamstress for most of her life. Toshiko was a strong, vibrant, selfless, and amazing woman.

She is survived by her six children, George Shutika (Laura), Sharon Shutika Reynolds (Jerome), David Shutika (Robin), Marcia Matyga, Debbie Matyga, and Vicky Blumer (James); grandchildren, Michael Shutika (Megan), Karen Braquet (Johnathan), Katie Theaux (Tyler), and Nicholas Shutika, David Watson (Darren Chapman), Nikolas Reynolds, Jakeb Reynolds, Adam Shutika, Travis Shutika (Brooke), Sophie Shutika, Jessica Zimmerman (James), Jennifer Kerrick (Daniel), Joshua Detlie; great-grandchildren, Isabelle Miller, Lorelei, Desmond and Juno Theaux, Lily and Laci Dickson, Madeleine and Parker Braquet, Charlotte McClintock, Wyatt Zimmerman, Scarlett Kerrick, Jaxon and Maddison Detlie.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 03, 2023, in the Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel. 131 Harris Ave, Raeford NC 28376

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Memorial Service
October 3, 2023

1:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home of Raeford
131 Harris Ave.
Raeford, NC 28376


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