John R. Matuszewski

John R. Matuszewski

John R. “Skeeter” Matuszewski, age 69, of Dun-kirk, NY died Wednesday (July 23, 2014) at the WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY.

He was born in Dunkirk on July 4, 1945, the son of the late Alfred and Agnes (Kurgan) Matuszewski.

A lifelong area resident, Mr. Matuszewski was a re-tired Chautauqua County employee at the North County Transfer Station. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, serving from 1965-1967.

A life member of the VFW John T. Murray Post 1017 and the Fredonia Beaver Club, he also was a member of the First Ward Falcon Club, Moniuszko Club, Dunkirk Veterans of World War II, Lake Shore Rod and Gun Club and the Dunkirk Falcon Club.

Surviving are his dear friend, Barbara (Tworek) Towne of Dunkirk; and a brother, Larry Matuszewski and nephew Joe Matuszewski, both of Cleve-land, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Paul Matuszewski.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock from the New-man Funeral Home Inc. The Rev. Walter Werbicki will officiate. Private interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service.