Joseph Charles Matelan

Joseph Charles Matelan, 92, formerly of Linesville, passed away, November 21, 2012, at Golden Living Center Western Reserve, in Erie. For the last four years he had be living, with his son Brian Matelan, his wife Tanya, and their family, in Erie. Calling hours will be Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, Linesville. A rosary service will be held at 4 p.m. and a prayer vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, at St. Philip Church. Burial, with full military honors. will be in St. Philip Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to St. Philip Church. To share a condolence for the family, read the full obituary or to watch a video tribute of Joseph please visit

Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 24, 2012