Clarence "Sonny" Eugene Matlick

May 28, 1933 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 86)


Clarence “Sonny” Eugene Matlick, Fairchance, Pa.

     Clarence “Sonny” Eugene Matlick, 86 of Fairchance, Pa. passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

     He was born May 28, 1933 in Farmington, Pa. the son of John Matlick and Gertrude Smithberger Matlick.

     Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Charles “Chaugie” Matlick and James “Jim” W. Matlick Sr. and his wife of 62 years, Illa Rebecca (McNatt) Matlick.

     Surviving are his children, Audrey (Bernard) Veschio, Hopwood, Pa., Elvis (Cindy) Matlick, Uniontown, Pa., Shirley (John) Korsh, Haydentown, Pa., Penny Matlick, Norwich, Ohio and Bobbi Jo (Greg) Hice, Fairchance, Pa.; grandchildren, Elvis Matlick Jr., Susie Matlick Amicone (Lew), Bernard “BJ” Veshio (Pam), Rachel Matlick, Justin Lowe and fiancee’ Lindsay, Joanna Korsh and fiancee’ Geno, Darcey Korsh Eisenbeil (Andrew), Kristen Chipps Wilson (Deric), Christopher “CJ” Lytle (Lauren), William Chipps, Hannah Lytle and Ariah Hice; great grandchildren, Nathan Roby, Lily Roby, Emma Roby, Madison Veschio, Beckett Lowe, Holden Lowe, Wyatt Wilson, Logan Veschio, Dean Matlick and Knox Wilson; sister, Erma Jean Matlick Miller (Glenn), Haydentown, Pa.; sister-in-law, Beverly McDaniel Matlick, Dunbar, Pa.; nieces and nephews and a large extended family.

     Sonny was devoted to family, loved people, especially kids, that always reflected in his smile. He was a very hard worker, loved playing cards and loved music especially polkas.

     Sonny was a US Army Korean Conflict Veteran.

     He was a member of Alfred Wilson Memorial VFW Post 7219 Fairchance, Rip Snortin Rip Riders, lifetime member of Operating Engineers Local 66, lifetime member of the Hutchinson Sportsmen’s Club and was a past member of the Haydentown Volunteer Fire Department Fire Police.

     He was employed over the years with Mashuda Corporation, Penn Dot, Solomon and Teslovich, Alfred L. Wilson Elementary Crossing Guard Fairchance Boro and Shining Sonny’s Detailing.

     Visitation on Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fayette Friends of Animals, P.O.Box 1282, Uniontown, Pa. 15401.

     A special thank you is extended to Amedisys Hospice Uniontown, Uniontown Health and Rehabilitation Center and Laurel Ridge Center for all of the care given to Dad.

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May 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Private Family Funeral Service
May 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

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