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Frances J. (Starzyk) Matey

July 8, 1918 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 99)
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Frances J. Matey ( nee Starzyk ), 99, lifelong resident of Perth Amboy, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at St. Joseph's Senior Home, Woodbridge with her family by her side. 
Having raised three children, Frances went on to become a Sales Associate and ambassador for Macy's, Menlo Park for 20 years, and retiring in 1980. She was a  Parishioner of Holy Trinity Church, a volunteer for 20 years at Raritan Bay Medical Center Lady's Auxiliary, and member of the Market Square Seniors.  
Preceded in death by her devoted husband George M. Matey ( 1971 ); loving mother of Donald G. Matey ( 1999 ); dear daughter of Stanislaw and Anna ( nee Kukula ) Starzyk; dear sister of Helen Pietraski, Sophie Vertalics and Veronica Gatyas.  
Frances is survived by her beloved daughters Georgeanne Herbeck ( Fred ), Frances Wysocki ( Robert ) and daughter ~ in ~ law Jayne Matey; adored grandmother of Jennifer, Erica Wysocki, Scott Herbeck, Beth Caffiero, Donald and Kenneth Matey; cherished great ~ grandmother of Jaxson and Jordan, Nicholas and Mattlyn, Gabrielle. 
We begin to leave on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 8:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 9 am at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Holy Trinity Church. Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Visiting is on Thursday from 6 ~ 8 pm.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Frances memory can be made to the St. Joseph's Nursing Home, 3 St. Joseph Terrace, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.
A very special "Thank you" to the Little Servant Sister's of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Community of St. Joseph's Senior Home for their loving care and compassion. 
 


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
August 31, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home
419 Barclay Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Funeral Service
Friday
September 1, 2017

8:15 AM
Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home
419 Barclay Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Funeral Mass
Friday
September 1, 2017

9:00 AM
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
474 LAWRIE STREET
PERTH AMBOY, NJ 08861

Committal
Friday
September 1, 2017

10:15 AM
HOLY TRINITY CEMETERY
FLORIDA GROVE ROAD
PERTH AMBOY, NJ 08861


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