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Jose Ruben Mateo

August 2, 1978 - September 15, 2020

Burial Date: September 24, 2020

A celebration of Jose’s life will be held on Thursday September 24, 2020 at Colonial, 270 West Main Street, Waterbury. Viewing in Colonial from 6-9pm. Condolences may be expressed at Colonialfunerals.com.

Jose Ruben Mateo, 42, passed away on September 15, 2020, in Waterbury Hosptial.

Jose was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico to Jose Antonio Mateo, Sr., and America Adorno Rodriguez on August 2, 1978.

He worked for Safety Marketing, Inc. for several years, before he began his battle with MS.

Jose had a love for food, music, dancing, fishing, baseball, football and boxing.

Nothing meant more to him than his kids.

He was loved by many, and anyone who knew him, knew that he would give you the shirt off his back if he needed to.

He would always have a smile on his face no matter what circumstances he was dealing with.

He will truly be missed.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jose Antonio Mateo, Sr., his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He is survived by his children, Jesse Mateo, Josef, Brianna, and Josayra Mateo. His mother America Rodriguez and stepdad Roberto Rodriguez, His brother Jose Antonio Mateo Jr. (June), Sister Jackie Mateo. Also many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A celebration of Jose’s life will be held on Thursday September 24, 2020 at Colonial, 270 West Main Street, Waterbury. Viewing in Colonial from 6-9pm. Condolences may be expressed at Colonialfunerals.com.