Barry E. Matuszewski, 52, of Vauxhall, NJ, passed away on January 8, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 1212 Kelly St, in Union on Saturday, January 21st at 10:15am. Interment will follow at Graceland Memorial Park in Kenilworth. Friends are invited to attend final viewing at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave in Union on Friday from 6 to 9pm. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.
Born and raised in Jersey City, the son of Edward and Mary (Bigelow) Matuszewski, Barry was a graduate of St. Paul’s Grammer School and Marist High School. He attended culinary school where he learned his way around a kitchen and grill. Barry worked for the Dominick V. Daniels Post Office for 19 years where he met the love of his life; his beloved wife June. Their eyes met for the first time in 2001 when she started at DVD. Later, they dated and were married in 2004. Barry, a championship bowler, was in a bowling league alongside his co-workers and many friends where he was well known and had a reputation of bowling perfect games.
Barry was the beloved husband to June for over 12 years. He was the loving father of Justin Guthrie-Matsuszewski and Michael Guthrie-Matuszewski; the stepfather of Carlton Guthrie and Matthew Guthrie. He is survived by his brother David (Christine), sister-in-law, Barbara Guthrie, Brother-in-law John Guthrie (Bonnie), sister-in-law Linda Guthrie-Fullbright (Wade), brother-in-law Stanley Guthrie (Beverly) and brother-in-law Michael Guthrie and a host of nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister Patricia Savage.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Barry’s memory may be made to the ALS Association Greater NY Chapter, 42 Broadway, Suite 1724, New York, NY 10004