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John G. Matzik, Jr.

March 14, 1933 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

John Matzik, Jr. Obituary

Obituary for John G. Matzik, Jr. (1933-2024)

John G. Matzik, Jr., age 90, of Plymouth Meeting and formerly of Swedeland, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 25, 2024, with loving family at his bedside. Born in Swedeland, John was the son of the late John G. Matzik, Sr. and the late Mary (nee Selepak) Matzik, the devoted husband since 1957 of the late Dolores (nee Fisher) Matzik, who passed in 2005, the loving father of the late John G. Matzik,III (Sharon [nee Hunsberger]) and Matthew Duke Matzik (Anna [DiSanto]), the beloved brother of the late George Matzik (the late Virginia) and the late June Matzik, the adoring grandfather of Rachael Matzik (Andrew Werner) and Kristie Matzik. In addition, John was the proud uncle of George, Robin, Maria and the late Michael.

Mr. Matzik was a high school graduate and after graduating he proudly served our country in The U.S. Army as an Infantryman and earning the rank of Corporal. After his Honorable Discharge, John became an accomplished welder, working for Alan Wood Steel for over 28 years. In his later life, John worked and spread good cheer at Santangelo’s Café for 20 years until he retired at age 90. He was a former member of Our Mother of Sorrows Church until it closed and he joined Holy Saviour Parish. In his spare time, John enjoyed time on the golf course, hunting for small game and cheering for his Phillies and Eagles.

Relatives and friends are invited to Holy Saviour Church, 407 E. Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401 on Monday, January 29, 2024, where there will be a visitation held from 9 a.m. until 9:50 a.m., and his Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in George Washington Memorial Park. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations to Holy Saviour Church at the address above. Arrangements are by The Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, Swedesburg, Upper Merion Twp., PA, 610-275-6385, Keith J. Murphy, F.D., www.gutkowskifuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 29, 2024

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Holy Saviour Church (Norristown)

Funeral Mass
Monday
January 29, 2024

10:00 AM
Holy Saviour Church (Norristown)

Interment
Monday
January 29, 2024

11:15 AM
George Washington Memorial Park
80 Stenton Avenue
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Donations

Holy Saviour Parish
407 E. Main Street, Norristown PA 19401
Tel: 1-610-275-0958
Web: http://Holysaviour.org

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