Frederick J. Matula, 87, of LowvillePosted: Updated:
LOWVILLE - Frederick J. Matula, 87, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Syracuse VA Medical Center of Syracuse where he had resided since February 22, 2018.
Mr. Matula was born on November 6, 1930 in Turin, the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Kulpa) Matula. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955 and was the recipient of Defense Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Fred is predeceased by his four brothers, Edward, Joseph, Bennie, and Stephen Matula; his infant sisters, Victoria and Stephanie Matula; his six sisters, Julia Matula, Helen Matula, Jennie Glica, Louise Nizza, Sophie Dubiel, and Stella Domagala.
He was a communicant of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, a member of Lowville American Legion Post # 162 and associate member Lewis County Marine Corps League, Detachment #754. He enjoyed playing euchre.
Per Fred’s wishes he was cremated. A funeral mass will be said on Thursday, June 14th, at 11 AM at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Rev. Jay Seymour, Pastor officiating. A military burial will follow in Old Glendale Cemetery.
Family and friends are invited to the Marine Corps League for a pot luck meal following the burial.
Memorials in Fred’s name may be made to: Lewis County Marine Corps League, Detachment #754, P.O. Box 164 Lowville, NY 13367
On line condolences may be made at: www.sundquistfh.com