Friday, December 14, 2018, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Mass of Christian Burial:
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10:30am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. Jason Glover, as celebrant
President of Kennedy Catholic
Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, where military honors
will be rendered by Greenville VFW Post #3374
Matthew Detelich, age 89, of Quartermile Rd., Hempfield Twp., passed away Wednesday morning, December 12, 2018 in UPMC Hamot, Erie.
Matt was born in Warren, OH on December 17, 1928 to Matthew and Marie (Milanovich) Detelich. He was a 1947 graduate of Penn High School, where he excelled at many sports. He attended Thiel College and played on the basketball team for a year before serving in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. Matt was employed for thirty-four years at the former Chicago Bridge & Iron Co., where he worked as the general foreman and he retired from Quality Steel Fabricators after over ten years of employment.
He was a member B.P.O.E. #145 and Greenville VFW Post #3374 and was a past member of F.O.E. #805, American Legion Post #140, Greenville Family Moose Center #276 and the Italian Home Club. Matt had a true passion for athletics all his life and was an avid golfer, played fast pitch softball, umpired softball for many years and was a great supporter of both Greenville High School sports teams and Reynolds Wrestling.
On March 5, 1992 he married the former Kay J. Daugherty, she survives at home. Also survivng is a son; Matthew T. Detelich and his wife Cindy of Columbia, MO, four step-daughters; Kory Stoeckle and her husband Michael of Valrico, FL, Monica Brest and her husband Mark of Greenville, M'Lissa Mazzeo of Guntersville, AL and Margo Borowicz and her husband Alex of Mercer, ten grandchildren; MatthewT. Detelich, Jr., Nicholas Detelich, Danielle Little, Kayla Duarte, Holly Stallings, Renee Stoeckle, Nicholas Stoeckle, Gabrielle Brest, Mason Borowicz, and Kellen Borowicz and two great-grandchildren; Amelia Duarte and Henry Stallings.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters; Mildred Petzak, Zora Lock and Mary Bartolo, two brothers; Robert Ray and Thomas Detelich and a step-daughter; Kelly Mazzeo-Kelly.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 1600 Peninsula Dr. Erie, PA 16501 or Make-A-Wish Foundation at www.wish.org.