Francis A. Matzura 66 of Strong passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Mt. Carmel Senior Living Community.
Born at the former Shamokin State Hospital, Coal Township on February 26, 1954, he was the son of the late Andrew and Rose (Porzi) Matzura.
He was a 1973 graduate of Mt. Carmel High School and then went on to Williamsport Community College where he earned an associate degree.
He had lived in Winter Park Florida for most of his life where he was employed as an office manager.
He was of the Ukrainian faith.
Surviving are one sister, Andrea Yarnall and her husband Peter of Strong; one nephew, Michael Yarnall; one niece, Melissa Homicz and her husband Richard; two great nephews, Thomas Brown and Nicholas Yarnall; three great grandnieces, Kennedy Yarnall, and Savanah and Tenley Homicz.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Andrew S. Matzura on February 2, 2011.
Religious services will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 10:00 am with the Very Arch Priest Michael Hutsko officiating at the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street, Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. Interment will follow at SS Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Mt. Carmel Township. A viewing will be held Saturday morning from 9:00 am until 10:00 am at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to SS Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, 131 North Beech Street, Mount Carmel, PA 17851. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.