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Stefania Matiasz


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Stefania Matiasz Obituary


Stefania (Zahorodna) Matiasz, 85, of Hebron and formerly of Rocky Hill, beloved wife of 60 years to the late John Matiasz, went peacefully to be with Our Lord on Thursday (July 24, 2014). She was born August 1, 1928 in Zhornys'ka, Oblast Lviv, Ukraine. In the hope of building a better life for her family, Stefania and her late husband emigrated from Brazil to the United States in 1960. Prior to her retirement in 1990, Stefania was employed as an Electronic Assembler at the C.E. Controls Division of Combustion Engineering in Windsor. Stefania enjoyed most of all spending time with her family. She was very kindhearted and will be missed deeply by all who knew and loved her. Stefania is survived by her three children: Nadia and her husband Robert West, Jr. of Glastonbury, Nestor and his wife Maria Matiasz of Windsor, and Genia and her husband Timothy West of Hebron. She also leaves her grandchildren: James West and his wife Patricia, Tina West, Nicholas Matiasz, and Anton West, as well as her great-grandchildren, Mikayla DiNatale, Sarah West and Robert (Robbie) West. Calling hours will be on Monday (July 28) from 9-10 a.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield. A Requiem Divine Liturgy will be celebrated immediately following at 11a.m. at St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford. The burial will follow at St. Michael's Ukrainian Cemetery, New London Tnpk., Glastonbury. Memorial contributions in Stefania's memory may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org/donate Donations: 800.822.6344 The family would like to thank the entire staff at the Glastonbury Healthcare Center as well as Tim, Johnie, Margie and Naomi from the Masonic Care Hospice of East Hartford, for the care they provided to Stefania. They always treated her with compassion, dignity, and respect, for which the family will be forever grateful. For online condolences, please visit www.desopo.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant from July 26 to July 27, 2014
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