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Calling Hours:
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 honorsĀ 
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.

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7 Comments

  1. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 14, 2018    

    Our condolences to Matt’s entire family. Our father, Nick, and Matt were great friends over many years and shared many wonderful memories. Cherish the memories that you have. With heartfelt sympathy from The Travaglini Family

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 14, 2018    

    Kay, our deepest sympathy.
    So sorry for your loss.
    Bill & Alice Ferguson

  3. Sam Alexander Sam Alexander
    December 14, 2018    

    To the family….I am deeply sorry for your loss and very saddened to hear of Matt’s passing. No words can take away the pain and sorrow of your loss. May God lift you up and give you all the strength you need during this very difficult time.

  4. Jim Straub Jim Straub
    December 14, 2018    

    God’s speed to all of Matt’s family, may he rest in peace!

  5. Ken & Anne Marie Montesano Ken & Anne Marie Montesano
    December 15, 2018    

    Kay, sorry to read about Matt’s passing. Anne Marie and I send our deepest condolences. Matt, no need to tell you your Dad was one of the BEST ! Sorry for you loss. We are down south now, and regret we could not pay our last respects in person.

  6. Betty K Junk Betty K Junk
    December 15, 2018    

    We are so sorry for your loss. By watching the video, it looks as though there are many happy memories to look back on. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sending our sympathy and a hug
    Fred and Betty K Junk

  7. Tom Mary Liszka & girls Tom Mary Liszka & girls
    December 15, 2018    

    Our condolences to the entire family.
    Very sorry to hear of his passing.
    Matt was a great guy.

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