Frederick Matz

MATZ, Frederick M., 72, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013 in Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center.

He was born in Wheeling, WV, on September 25, 1940, the son of the late William and Dorothy Wilkins Matz.

Frederick was a retired Parts Manager for the former Welty Buick, a Marine Corps veteran serving in the Vietnam War, and a Protestant by faith.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Joel.

Mr. Matz is survived by his wife, Wanda Lee Burch Matz; three sons, Michael Matz, Minneapolis, MN, Darrell (Jennifer) Matz, Bridgeport, Ohio, Eric (Nanette) Matz, Wheeling, WV; step-daughter, Tammy Burch, Wheeling; one brother, Scott Matz, of Texas; and two sisters, Betty (Richard) Riley, Bridge- port, Ohio, and Willa Benoska, of Maryland. Also surviving are four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV (304.242. 2311), where services will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Thomas Mathis officiating.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

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