Ronald Mataconis, 76, died Saturday at home. His loving wife, Jeanmarie, died in 2004.
Born and raised in Scranton, he resided there until moving to Piscataway, N.J., in 1966. Mr. Mataconis proudly served an enlistment in the Air Force during peacetime. He was previously and primarily employed with Penick Corp. in Newark. Ronald also previously worked at Rickels in Menlo Park, N.J., and most recently worked at Lowe's in Piscataway. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Piscataway.
Surviving are a son, Douglas Mataconis, Warrenton, Va.; a sister, Mary Ann Zabatto, Edison, N.J.; a brother, the Rev. Richard Mataconis, S.D.B., Rome; several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Mataconis.
The funeral will be Thursday at 9:15 a.m. from the Piscataway Funeral Home, 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway, followed by a 10 a.m. funeral liturgy at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Piscataway. Interment, Holy Ghost Cemetery, Olyphant.
Friends may call today, 4 to 8 p.m.