1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

Robert J. "Bob" Matrunich - Private

Robert J. "Bob" Matrunich, 78, of Pittston, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 2, 2021, at Wesley Village, Jenkins Twp.. He and his wife, Ann Marie Coyne Matrunich, celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on November 9, 2020.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late John and Anna Parada Matrunich. Robert was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Plains, Class of 1961. He worked over 18 years in janitorial services at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township. He was a member and one of the directors of the Lithuanian Club, Pittston.

Bob was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend. He was a kind and generous soul who had a great sense of humor and would always go the extra mile for others. Bob enjoyed camping and was also an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to draw and was a sci-fi and western movie buff. He always took great pride in his appearance and will be remembered for being a sharp dressed man, who loved to dance.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Natasha Mantione and husband, Michael, of NJ ; step daughter, Ann Marie Burton and husband, Don, of FL; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brother, Ronald Matrunich and wife, Camille of Wilkes-Barre; sister-in-law, Eileen Matrunich, of Plains; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, John Jeffrey "JJ" Matrunich.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith).

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From: Barb Gregorio

Location: Scranton, PA    Date: 2021-08-09

I worked with Bob quite a few years ago. He was a kind and helpful may he rest in peace.

From: Mr an Mrs James Alfano

Location: pittston, PA    Date: 2021-08-05

We wish to express our deepest sympathy in your moment of sorrow bob was a great neighbor for 35 years that always would wave whenever he passed by god bless and treasure the life he led with dignity and good memorys till we all find eternal life in heaven

From: Nancy Mcneil

Location: Exeter, PA    Date: 2021-08-05

Ann, So sorry for your loss. Bob was such a great guy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From: anthony mantione

Location: Galloway, NJ    Date: 2021-08-05

Though our meetings were rare they were always full of humor and good cheer. He was a wonderful father-in-law to my son, Michael for which I will always be grateful. God Bless.

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