MATTHEW J., Sr.
Age 85, of West Mifflin, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014, five months after his beloved wife of 66 years, Erma Jean Welch. As a graduate of the Clairton High School Class of 1946, he went on to be employed by US Steel Irvin Works for 42 years, where he was the foreman of the Galvanize Department. Loving father of Jodi L. Welch and Matthew J. (Joanne) Welch, Jr.; proud grandfather of Matthew J. III and Ali M. Welch; brother of Doris Shimko and the late Virginia Welch. Visitation will be held Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills, where a Service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. In spite of his physical struggles, he will always be remembered for his strength, commitment to family and integrity.
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