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Raymond P. DeMatz

November 22, 1930 ~ December 21, 2022 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Raymond DeMatz Obituary

Raymond P. DeMatz, 92, of Meadow Rd., Emporium, PA formerly of Sykesville passed away at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, PA on Wednesday afternoon (December 21, 2022) following a brief illness. He was born November 22, 1930 in Sykesville, PA a son of the late Peter and Angeline Sandy DeMatz. He married Anne Geleskie DeMatz in St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium, PA.

Ray graduated from the former Sykesville High School in the class of 1948. After graduation he served with the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Sylvania, after 36 years, working as a tool maker with his last 16 years as tool room foreman. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium where he served as an usher for many years. He was a life member of the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW, and the Knights of Columbus. Ray enjoyed hunting, golfing, gardening, wine making, and loved his family very much. He generously shared with many people the fruits of his labor.

In addition to his wife Anne he is survived by two sisters, Marie Cressley, Reynoldsville and Laura Towns, Sykesville; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Zediak.

There will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Tuesday (December 27, 2022) at 12:00 PM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor and Msgr. Charles A. Kaza, Concelebrants. 

Burial will take place Wednesday in the Assumption Cemetery, Sykesville, PA.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834.

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Mass of Christian Burial
December 27, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Mark Catholic Church (East Fourth Street, PA)

No Visitation


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