Headline: Fern Matarelli

 Publication Date: October 09, 1992

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: C11


 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: MORTON -- Fern F. Matarelli, 83, of 239 Crestwood died at 6:20 p.m.

 Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1992, at Hallmark House in Pekin where she was admitted Sept. 24.

 Born Jan. 3, 1909, in Kingston Mines to Frank and Rhoda Reeves Freeland, she married Ernest

 Matarelli on July 28, 1934, in Peoria. He died Jan. 17, 1988, in Port Richey, Fla. She also was

 preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

 Surviving are one brother, Charles Grewey of Pekin; and several nieces and nephews.

 She attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton.

 Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel in Peoria with

 entombment following the services. The Rev. Scott Archer will officiate. There will be no

 visitation. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


Publication Date: October 14, 1993

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: C8


 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: DUNLAP -- Kathryn W. Armstrong, 85, of 12008 Devinwood died at 7:30 a.m.

 Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1993, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

 Born Dec. 9, 1907, in Decatur to Roy and Olive Browning Wright, she married James H.

 Carnahan on June 4, 1935. She later married Harold W. Armstrong in 1969. He died May 9,

 1980. One brother preceded her in death.

 Surviving are one daughter, Mary Kay Matarelli of Dunlap; one son, James Carnahan of Bristol,

 Wis.; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

 She was a teacher for Unit 5 School District in Normal for 32 years. She was a member of the

 Illinois Retired Teachers Association and Delta Kappa Gamma sorority.

 She was a member of Central Christian Church in Decatur.

 Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Keller Cemetery in Lovington. Visitation will be

 from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Normal.

 Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.


 Headline: Lucienne Matarelli

 Publication Date: June 28, 1993

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: C7


 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Lucienne "Peg" Matarelli, 86, of 1020 W. Hanssler Place died at 10:40 a.m.

 Saturday, June 26, 1993, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

 Born June 27, 1906, in Billy- Montigny, France, to Theo phile and Helena Busiere, she married

 Joseph Matarelli on July 28, 1925, in Riverton. He survives.

 Also surviving are two daughters, Betty Peters of Peoria and Nancy Preston of Sarasota, Fla.;

 one sister, Lucy Elder of Terre Haute, Ind.; one brother, Maurice Busiere of Terre Haute; seven

 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Four sisters and two brothers preceded her in death.

 She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church.

 Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel. The Rev. Stephen

 Barch will officiate. There will be no visitation. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.

 Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

 Memorials may be made to Guardian Angel Home.


Publication Date: January 23, 1993

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: A11


 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: WASHINGTON -- Anthony H. Kelch, 67, of 100 W. Lancaster died at 10:05 a.m.

 Friday, Jan. 22, 1993, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

 Born June 13, 1925, in Peoria to George A. and Anna Gibson Kelch, he married Louise

 Zimmerman on June 26, 1948, in Peoria. She survives.

 Also surviving are one son, William Anthony of Peoria; two daughters, Rebecca Royalty of

 Washington and Mrs. Larry (Nancy) Bremer of Peoria; one brother, Ardy of Bartonville; three

 sisters, Mrs. Fred (Bernadine) Fisher, Theresa Joseph and Mrs. Don (Joan) Matarelli, all of

 Peoria; and four grandchildren. Two brothers, one sister and two grandchildren preceded him in


 He was a union pressman for 40 years, retiring in 1981.

 A World War II Navy veteran, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2078 and a

 life member of Disabled American Veterans.

 He was a member of St. Monica's Catholic Church in East Peoria.

 Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria, where visitation

 will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria, where

 military rites will be accorded by the VFW.

 Memorials may be made to VFW Post 2078.


 Headline: Julius Matarelli

 Publication Date: June 22, 1995

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: D5


 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: PEORIA -- Julius A. Matarelli, 81, of 318 Woodlawn Place died at 5 a.m.

 Wednesday, June 21, 1995, at Bel-Wood Nursing Home.

 Born April 19, 1914, in Toluca to Adam and Giovanna Bartolomucci Matarelli, he married

 Josephine M. Lavin on Nov. 26, 1936, in Denver. She died June 16, 1964, in Kankakee. He

 married Bettie Jane Shaffer on Oct. 3, 1970, in Peoria Heights. She survives.

 Also surviving are four sons, Michael of Dunlap, John of Peoria, Phillip of Lockport and Gregory

 of Rochester; one daughter, Mrs. John (Mary Kay) Frickson of Bella Vista, Ark.; one

 stepdaughter, Mrs. William (Carol) Reed of Ventura, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; six

 great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; three brothers, John and Guy, both of Peoria, and

 Robert of Toluca; and four sisters, Elvira Ciccarelli, Anita Matarelli, Gilda Matarelli and Sylvia

 Frank, all of Peoria.

 He worked for Connor Co. for 32 years and then worked for Pioneer Park Plumbing Supply.

 He later was a partner in F.E. Neylon Co. Mechanical Contracting, retiring in 1979.

 A World War II Navy veteran, he served on the destroyer Wrenn and also was stationed in

 Aleutian Abok, Alaska, for eight months. He was with the Third Fleet until he was discharged.

 He was a member of the American Legion.

 A resident of Clermont, Fla., for 12 years, he returned to Peoria in September 1994. He was a

 member of the Lions Club and was a Third Degree Knights of Columbus Spalding Council 427.

 He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Dunlap, where services will be at 1 p.m.

 Saturday. Monsignor Charles J. Beebe will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at

 Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the rosary at 7:30 p.m. Visitation also will be 30

 minutes before services at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in


 Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer's Association of

 Central Illinois.


 Headline: Joseph Matarelli II

 Publication Date: April 15, 1995

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: D8

 Subjects: LUD

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: CREVE COEUR -- Services for Joseph R. Matarelli II, 25, of 328 Velde St., who

 was pronounced dead at 2 a.m. Friday, April 14, 1995, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St.

 Monica's Catholic Church in East Peoria. The Rev. Kenneth Marchulones will officiate.

 Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Burial will

 be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.

 Preliminary results of an autopsy indicated he died from suffocation due to smoke inhalation

 during a fire at his home, the coroner said.

 He was born Nov. 10, 1969, in Peoria to Joseph R. and Corlyn Rockey Matarelli.

 Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Corlyn and Timothy Gavin of East Peoria; his father of

 Florida; three sisters, Mrs. Bryan (Angella M.) White and Talacia L. Gavin, both of Peoria, and

 Amanda R. Gavin of East Peoria; one niece; and grandmothers, Dorothy Rockey of East Peoria

 and Wilma Matarelli of Sunrise, Fla.

 His grandfathers and one grandmother preceded him in death.

 He graduated from Washington Community High School in 1987. Since 1989, he had worked at

 Archer Daniels Midland Co. He was of the Catholic faith.

 Memorials may be made to Children's Hospital of Illinois at Saint Francis Medical Center in

 Peoria or to TAPS.



Headline: Donald Matarelli

 Publication Date: January 21, 1997

 Source: Peoria Journal Star

 Page: D7


 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: PEORIA -- Donald E. Matarelli Sr., 84, of 2509 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

 died at 9:06 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at Methodist Medical Center.

 Born Feb. 17, 1912, in Toluca to Luca and Teresa Antonacci Matarelli, he married Joan P.

 Kelch on Nov. 3, 1951, in Peoria. She survives.

 Also surviving are two daughters, Donetta L. Jenn of Peoria and Sharon L. Ward of St. Louis;

 one son, Donald E. Jr., at home; two grandchildren; three brothers, Silvio and Luke, both of

 Peoria, and Frank of San Francisco; and two sisters, Jenny Kaufman and Irma Barden, both of

 Peoria. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

 A Caterpillar Inc. employee for 35 years, he retired as a tool and die maker in 1974.

 He was a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church, where services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

 The Rev. Robert G. Schladen will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Wright &

 Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the rosary at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery

 in West Peoria.

 Memorials may be made to the Methodist Medical Center Foundation


Publication Date: August 02, 1996

 Source: Sun-Sentinel Ft. Lauderdale

 Page: 6B


 Region: Florida



MATARELLI - Wilma M., 83, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, widow of the late Joseph M. Matarelli,

 died Friday evening, July 26, 1996 at home. Born November 26, 1912 in Peoria, IL a daughter

 of Joseph L. and Florence Klein Voigt. Graduated from Manual High School class of 1931.

 Married June 17, 1934 in Peoria, where she spent her married life before moving to Florida in

 1974. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, F. Joline and Ralph C. Zeltman; a son,

 Joseph R. Matarelli; a daughter, Teresa A. Matarelli of Ft. Lauderdale with whom she made her

 home; and a granddaughter, Angella (Bryan) White of Peoria. A grandson, Joseph Matarelli II,

 predeceased her in 1995. Private funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the