John W. Matey
"Doc", 85, Richland, passed away November 15, 2019. Born July 20, 1934 in Windber. Son of John J. and Frances (Adamets) Matey. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, Richard "Dick" Matey and William "Bill" Matey and their wives. Survived by wife, Kathleen (Dolan) Matey; children, Diane and JD Roskos of New Cumberland, PA; Denise and Mike Gordish of Huntersville, NC and Robert and Amy Matey of Raleigh, NC and grandchildren, Parker Gordish, Avery Gordish, Jackson Matey and Cole Matey. U.S. Army Veteran having served in Germany. Retired employee of Bethlehem Steel, Johnstown, Gautier Division with 43 years of service. John's favorite hobbies included reading fiction novels, putting together puzzles, spending time with family, and going to garage sales with his wife of 52 years. Lifelong member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, Windber where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Reverend Roderick N. Soha, Pastor. Interment, Church Cemetery with Graveside Military Honors by Windber VFW Ritual Team. Friends received 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber where vigil for the deceased will be held.
Published on November 18, 2019


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Bryn McKay
Nov 19, 2019
I always looked forward to seeing you at my garage sales! Rest in peace, John.
Larry Roskos
Nov 19, 2019
Diane and JD – My sincere condolences to the Matey family on the passing of Diane’s father.
Dick and Barb Mills
Nov 19, 2019
We are saddened by Doc passing. He was always a very good friend.
Tom Fick
Nov 18, 2019
so sorry jhon see you and barb next yard sale
Julie Fisher
Nov 18, 2019
Diane: My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time........May our Lord Bless you and comfort you and your family in the days & weeks ahead........
April, Eric, Jordan, and mason
Nov 18, 2019
We are thinking of you all during this difficult time and keeping you in our prayers. With love- Zoschg’s
Bill Matey
Nov 18, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, Uncle Doc was a very special part of our family and will be greatly missed!