WESTPORT, Conn. - Joseph M. Matis of Westport died Saturday, Oct. 19. He was 80.
Matis born in Southport, he was a Westport resident for 49 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was employed at Westport Bowling Lanes for over 20 years.
Matis is survived by his wife, Bertha (Stahursky) Matis; son, Kevin J. Matis (Sabrina) of Stratford; brother, Thomas Matis (Frances); sister, Helen Matis, all of Southport; a grandson; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, George, John and Walter Matis; and sisters, Florence Kaczegowicz and Ann Bensey.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. The funeral services are Thursday, Oct. 24 at 9:30 a.m. from the Fairfield Funeral Home of Edmund W. Dougiello, 36 South Pine Creek Road and at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fairfield with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment with military honors, will follow in Assumption Greens Farms Cemetery in Westport.
Contributions may be made in Matis's memory to St. Anthony of Padua Church, 149 South Pine Creek Rd., Fairfield, CT, 06824.