Age 92 years, died Saturday, November 19, 2011, at Bay Shores
Senior Care and Rehab Center. He was born on January 12, 1919 in Luzerne
County, Pennsylvania to the late John and Agnes (Adanciewicz) Matulewicz.
Alfred was employed with the Merchant Marine for many
years and he retired from U.S. Postal Service. He served with the U. S. Army
during World War II and was held as a POW in Germany from June 4, 1944 to
May 6, 1945.
Alfred was a member of the VFW and was a member of St.
He was married to the former Romaine C. Pagryzinski, who
died on June 15, 2000.
Surviving is a sister, Jean Kazmierski of Connecticut; two
sisters-in-law, Esther Pagryzinski and Jeanette Wlodarczak many nieces and
nephews. Besides his wife and parents, Alfred was preceded in death by three
sisters: Stella Gilefski, Lucille Montague and Florence Gill.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be
held Saturday, November 26, 2011 in St. Hyacinth Church at 11:00 AM. Rev.
Edward J. Konieczka will preside and inurnment will follow in St. Stanislaus
Cemetery with Military Rites provided by the Bay County Veterans Council.
Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 AM until the
time of service in church. Memorials may be sent to VFW National Home for
Children, 3573 S. Waverly Rd, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827