Oct. 10, 2012
George L. Matusavige, of Center Moreland, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 10, 2012, at Hospice Community Care in Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Aletha "Peg" Ring Matusavige.
He was born in Pittston on January 13, 1920, a son of the late George and Margaret Whitcavage Matusavige.
He was a 1938 graduate of the Tunkhannock High School and a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II.
George was a mechanic working for several different garages and became owner of Center Moreland Garage and Equipment until he retired.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Gene; great-grandson, Jeffrey; sisters, Gertrude Wikowski, Genieve Kuhlmey, Helen Ford, Irene Sherwood and Madelyn Space.
He is survived by his daughters, Karen Welch and husband, Jack, of Tunkhannock, Marie Anderson and husband, Frank, of Dallas, Sally Stewart, of Southern Pines, N.C.; son, George, of Center Moreland; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 until 5 p.m.
For directions or to leave online condolences, please visit www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.