September 5, 1987 - January 11, 2022
MATEEN, Mr. Jonte "Taye" - Age 34, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Hurley Medical Center. Family Hour 10:30 AM Saturday, January 22, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Interment Sunset Hills Cemetery, G-4413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home, 10:30 AM Saturday. Mr. Mateen will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday with family present to receive friends. Mr. Jonté Monquis Mateen “Taye” was born September 5, 1987 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Lisa Wilson and Jonathon Mateen. Jonté was a resident of Flint and attended Mt. Morris High School. He was baptized at an early age at Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Marvin A. Jennings Sr.. Jonté was currently employed at Flint Truck & Bus Assembly, a division of General Motors Corporation for 2 1/2 years and as a Dialysis Technician from 2016-2021. His very first job since the age of 14 was working for his grandfather’s lawncare service. Jonté was a hard worker who always built a rapport with his co-workers and supervisors. He was known for his ability to learn a job quickly and master it. Mr. Jonté Mateen leaves to cherish his memory: beloved son, Jackson Cameron Mateen of Flint (who he called “Jack Jack” and enjoyed spending time with); parents, Lisa Wilson and Jonathon Mateen; grandparents, Jay and Annie Wilson; sister, Janay Mateen; 4 brothers, Jayquel Wilson, Jonathon “Jon Jon” Mateen II, Justin Mateen and Jordan Taylor; 3 aunts, Silver Hewitt, Ella Polk, all of Flint and Treva (Alvin) Lowery of Holly Hargrove, AR; 3 uncles, W.C. (Mable) Thames of Louisville, MS, Ralph (Leontine) Thompson of San Diego, CA and Calvin (Michelle) Mateen; special cousins, Arlesia Lowery-Tanner, all of Flint, Malia and Leslie Thompson of San Diego, CA, Trinity, Kiana Mateen and Calvin Mateen Jr., all of Flint; god-mother, Eleanor; a host of other relatives and friends including special friends, Nesha Scott and Dequan Thomas, both of Flint. Mr. Mateen was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Farris Mateen. The family would like to express special thanks to Hurley Medical Center 5th Floor Neuro ICU nurses and staff, Lee, Ashley, Dustin, Buck, Steve, Physician Assistants and the staff of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home.
MATEEN, Mr. Jonte "Taye" - Age 34, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Hurley Medical Center. Family Hour 10:30 AM Saturday, January 22, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service... View Obituary & Service Information
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