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Joseph E. Matiska

August 28, 2019


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Joseph E. Matiska

August 28, 2019


Joseph E. Matiska, 64, of Plains Township, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at his home.


He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late John and Lucy Wujcik Matiska.  Joe was a graduate of Coughlin High School. Prior to his retirement he had been employed by the Social Security Administration.


Joe was a member of St. Nicholas Church, South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre.


Surviving are his sisters, Phyllis Wujcik and Marie Matiska of Hanover Township; brother, John Matiska Jr., Wilkes-Barre; nephew, Sean Matiska and many dear friends.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 am in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s

Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Family and friends may call on Monday from 6 -8 pm and on Tuesday from 9 – 10 am at St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or to the S.P.C.A. of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Joe’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.