06 December 2015

Sunday’s Obituary: Harry Matys

Reno, Nevada but Chester was his first home here in America. 
The obituary for Harry Matys appeared in the Delaware County Daily Times on 8 January 1976. He had died in

His obituary reads:
The funeral was to be today in Reno, Nev. For Harry Matys, 92, 1670 Dayton Way, Reno, who died Monday at the Riverside Hospital, Reno. 

He was a former Chester grocer, retiring 25 years ago. Mr. Matys was born in the Ukraine, came to the United States in 1910, and first settled in Chester. He moved to Reno in 1970. He was of the area musicians, The Matys Brothers. 

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Vera Leary, Reno; four sons, Walter, John, and Emil, of Elko, Nev. And Eugene of Las Vegas; 13 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. 

Burial and a graveside services will be at noon Saturday at Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Upper Chichester. There will be no calling hours. 

Source:
Delaware County Daily Times. (Chester, PA), 8 January 1976. Newspapers.com. 


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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.