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Matthew J. Gasvoda

  • On July 29, 2020
  • 8 Comments

Matthew J. Gasvoda, 60 of Cecil, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 after a brief illness. He was born October 12, 1959 in Canonsburg, a son of the late Louis and Sandra Gasvoda. He was grandson of the late Louis and Anna Gasvoda and the late Pearl (Babe) Hervol and Earl Layton. His Godparents were the late Ron and Joan Graziotto.

Matt had spent the last 30 years living in Florida and had recently moved back home to Pennsylvania to be near his sisters. Matt was kind, generous, and thoughtful. He loved his family and considered everyone a friend. He spent many years dealing in antiques and could transform any old piece of furniture into something beautiful, relevant and useful.

He is survived by his sisters Jackie Gasvoda, Joni (Bob) Burskey, and Jane Iams. Also surviving are a niece Amber Iams and a nephew Donald Iams. He was preceded in death by his brother, Louie Gasvoda who died July 17, 2019, also at the age of 60.

Family and friends are welcome on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 12 PM – 6 PM at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546. A Catholic blessing service will be celebrated at the funeral home on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11 AM for immediate family only. Internment will follow at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Cecil.

Memorial donations may be made to the family.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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8 Comments

Lori Vance
  • Jul 29 2020
My sympathies to Jackie, Jane and Joni and the whole family. Sending prayers of comfort and blessings to you all.
Kathie Doehring
  • Jul 30 2020
I will forever cherish our talks when you called Grandmas house just to hear someone answer on the other end. Jackie, Jane & Joan, you're blessed to have been able to spend the last few months with Matt. Love you all❤
Lori Cowden
  • Jul 30 2020
Jackie, Joni and Jane, So sorry to hear of your brothers passing. My sympathies to all of you.
Joni
  • Jul 30 2020
How grateful I am to have had such a generous and supporting and secret keeping brother and friend..i will always and forever love you and miss you for as long as I live..
Antoinette (Toni) Mundy
  • Jul 31 2020
So sorry about your loss dear cousins. I remember the cutest little kid that he was. It seems like yesterday. I am lost for words. I fractured my 2 ankle bones and then the pandemic too, or I would have shown up to see all of you. I am still crawling around at home. Again, you have my sympathy to have lost another brother so young.
Berni & Bill Bader
  • Aug 2 2020
Jackie, Joni, Janie and families you have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your brother, Matt. I remember Matt as being the cutest and sweetest little boy. So sorry you lost both your brothers at such a young age. We moved back to Washington, PA last November after being away in Ohio for 25 years. Due to the virus, we decided it was better not to attend. We would love to have seen you all and meet your families while paying our respects. Again, you have our deepest sympathy. Love, Cousin, Berni & Bill
Linda Buchert
  • Aug 4 2020
Dear Gabe & Debbie, We are so very very sorry for your loss. Please know that you and Ken's family are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort you and keep you close during this difficult time. Sending our love . Jay & Linda Buchert
Rick Boswell
  • Aug 4 2020
Jane, Joni and Jackie, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Matt and you have my condolences. I will always remember the fun times spent with Matt and his sense of humor.
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