Anthony Donald Matykavisch, age 88, of White Oak, died on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He was born in Chester, PA on September 4, 1932 and is the son of the late Stanley and Anna Andursky Matykavisch. He was the husband of the late Dorothy C. Matykavisch who died on July 27, 2017. He was a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and worked at Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh as a carpenter for 32 years until his retirement in 1989. He was a member of the White Oak American Legion Post 701, the Knights of Columbus McKeesport #955, and was the past president of the White Oak Borough Volunteer Fire Company #1. He loved his cabin in Butler, hunting, and was an avid Steelers fan.
He is survived by son, Christopher Matykavisch of White Oak; daughter, Patricia (Duane) Pearson of Phoenix, AZ; sister Alberta Skrowonek of Connellsville; many nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death his parents; wife; son, Donald Anthony Matykavisch, sisters, Delores A. Carr and Mary F. Mohring.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor). Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Angela Merici Church, Mary Mother of God Parish, 1640 Fawcett Avenue, White Oak, PA 15131. Burial will follow.
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Originally published November 15, 2020.