matthew javersak
Matthew L. Javersak, Jr., 88, of Weirton, died Friday, November 21, 2003 at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born October 27, 1915 in Macdonaldton, PA, son of the late Matthew L. and Magda Javersak, Sr. and was preceded in death by his wife Hilda Hunyadi Javersak and eight brothers and sisters. After 36 years of service, Matthew retired from the Weirton Steel Sinter Plant where he worked as a motor inspector. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Elks B.P.O. Lodge, I.O.O.F. and the WSX 25-Year Club. He is survived by his sons, Dr. David T. Javersak and his wife Alice of Wheeling, WV and Matthew L. Javersak III and his wife Barbara of Lawrenceville, GA; brother Steve Javersak and his wife Mary of Carrollton, OH; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer Bell and her husband Tim of Charlotte, NC, Matthew L. Javersak IV of Lawrenceville, GA, Grant Javersak and his wife Cathy of Rice, VA and Meredith McKinley and her husband David of Wheeling, 2 great-grandchildren, Garrett and Grace Javersak of Rice, VA and his companion Betty Chappell of Weirton. Friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be held 11:00AM Monday with Rev. Kevin Bowers presiding. Entombment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 3252 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Matt, I’ll always remember greeting you at church with my grandpa, Al Ficca, especially when you’d tease me and blame it on your evil twin. =) We’ll miss you! To Betty and the Family, I’m so sorry for you loss. He was such a sweet man and will be sadly missed in our congregation.

  2. A good friend ,dedicated co-worker, and my best instructor those many years ago. Well done Matt.

  3. David and Matthew: The Barkers and the Javersaks go back a long way. We will never forget Matt. He and my father, Bill, were good friends and neighbors. Matt and Hilda are both part of loving memories of Hanlin Way. God Bless! Maureen Barker Longanacre

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