MATESIC, Anton "Tony," 59, of Benwood, WV, died Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in the OVMC, Wheeling.
He was born on July 28, 1953 in Wheeling, son of the late Anton and Virginia Polsinelli Matesic.
Tony was co-owner of M&E Partners; former employee of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Benwood and Steubenville Plants; was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Benwood, Wheeling Masonic Lodge #5, Wheeling Union Chapter #1, Wheeling Commandry #1 Knights Templar, Osiris Shrine Center, Scottish Rite 32nd Degree Mason, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, and was a former member of the Royal Order of Jesters Court #13.
Tony is survived by his wife, Cheri Hough Matesic; two step-daughters, Stacie (Jeff) Koontz of Sherrard, Brienne (Taylor) Sargent of Houston, PA; two sisters, Rose Ann (JR) Barnes of Tulare, CA, Brenda (Mark) Little of Greenfield, OH, Aunt Lollie of Glendale; three step-grandchildren, Shelby, Issac and Zoe Koontz; nephew, Blake Matesic; nieces, Virginia and Natalie Matesic Little; great-niece, Luca Matesic, great-nephew, Thomas Dean "TD" Matesic, beloved cousins, Katheryn Conti, Gigi (Lance) Crowley and their children Brendan and Victoria, Elsie Renzella; and many other beloved family and friends.
Friends will be received on Friday, October 26, 2012, from noon until 8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-Mc-Mechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen.
Rosary devotions will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m. in St. John Catholic Church, Benwood, with Father Edwin Keel as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 2048, Wheeling, WV.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com.