John Anthony Matyja

May 28, 1943 - June 1, 2022

05/28/1943 - 06/01/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Friday June 10, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Service
Friday June 10, 2022
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

John Anthony Matyja, 79, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on June 1, 2022 at his residence.
He was born on May 28, 1943 in Wheeling, son of the late Frank and Julia(Shemon) Matyja.
John worked out of Local Union 1149 and was a former employee of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel in Wheeling, member of the I.O L.A club and P.A.P club and an avid fisherman and hunter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Matyja, sister-in-law, Ginny Matyja and niece, Lisa Kolibash.
Surviving are his three sisters, Michaeline (David Hille) of Vermilion, OH, Victoria (James) Coyne of Bluffton, SC and Rose ( Dr. Albert) Kolibash of Powell, OH; brother, Frank Matyja of Akron, OH and a niece and 6 nephews.
A family gathering will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 from 1pm until time of service at 2pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association at 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago IL. 60601.

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Pat (Davis) Leader
3 months ago

I am so shocked and so extremely sad to hear this. Just breaks my heart . RIP Johnny. Love you.

Chip Young
3 months ago

My Condolence To The Family Of “Mutt” , Rest In Peace My Friend