Paul Matis, III

Obituary of Paul Matis, III

Mr. Paul P. Matis, III, 57, of Gerhartz Road, Palatine Bridge, New York died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the FoltsBrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Herkimer, following a long illness. Born on September 11, 1962 in Little Falls, NY, he was the son of Paul Matis,II and Dorothy Gross Matis, both of whom predeceased him. He attended St. Johnsville High School and was a lifetime area resident. Most recently Paul worked as a Truck Driver for Oneida Warehouse in Little Falls. Previously he worked for Greene Trucking in Amsterdam and for VanHornesville Co-op for a short time, as well as with Caruso Cattle, Frankfort, NY. He also worked for Chris Fredericks Insight Dairy Farm. His first job was with Pete Smith Trucking in Herkimer. Farming was in his blood. He loved his horses, especially “Quincy” and he loved his dogs. On July 17, 2004 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Rev. Kenneth Dingman united Paul and Alicia in marriage. In addition to his parents, his grandparents and sister, Doreen also predeceased him. Mr. Matis is survived by his wife, Alicia Matis with whom he raised 3 sons, Joshua Edick and wife, BobbieLynn, Anthony Edick, Jr. and Jolene, Cory Acovangelo and fiancé, Danae Sweet; 2 daughters, Tanya Dodson and husband, Willie, Crystal Sweet and husband, Shawn; 9 grandchildren, Autumn, Dakota, Luke, Braelyn, Brooke, Madison, Alexis, Ryland, and Luella; brother, Bruce Matis and wife, Marcy; nephew, Eric Matis and Abby Sullivan; nieces, Adeline Matis, Lindsey Matis and Korey Wilder. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 10:00AM at the Village of St. Johnsville Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 20 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, NY.
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10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Village of St. Johnsville Cemetery
St. Johnsville
St. Johnsville, New York, United States
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