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James Matovic

December 19, 1943 — August 28, 2022

James Matovic

James J. Matovic, 78 of Bay Village peacefully passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022. He was born December 19, 1943, to parents Joseph and Ann (nee Karabin) Matovic in Greenville, PA.

Jim was a graduate of St. Michael High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired from LTV where he was employed as a Systems Analyst. He could always be found tinkering around the house, but Jim enjoyed cooking, golf, woodworking, refurbishing furniture, yard work, Hilton Head Beach and he loved the ocean.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Patty (nee Boehm); loving children Steve (Lisa) and Jeff (Debra); cherished grandchildren Allison, Chris, Katie, and Andy; dear siblings Joan Eastlake (the late John), Frank (Karen), Rosie Daugherty (Ed) and Mary Ann Albaugh (the late Herb).

He is preceded in death by his parents and his mother in-law and father in-law, Ruth and Ed Boehm.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Tourette Association at www.tourette.org

Friends and family may call for a visitation on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. Mass will be held Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 10:00am at St. Ladislas Parish 2345 Bassett Rd, Westlake, OH 44145. Burial to take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. www.buschcares.com 440.933.3202

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home - Avon Lake

163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home - Avon Lake

163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012

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Mass

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

St Ladislas Catholic Church

2345 Bassett Rd, Westlake, OH 44145

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Burial

Thursday, September 8, 2022

10:45 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Rd, Seville, OH 44273

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