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“I am very sorry to only now find out about Matt's death. Both Matt and Ann were very important to me, my husband,and my mother, through St. Joseph's...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Elly Maranos - Middleburg Heights, OH

“Dr. Sokany, I'm a patient of yours. My husband saw your father's obituary. We lived in Berea, OH for many years.Please accept our condolences and...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Ann Brainard - Indian Land, SC

“Matt, Nancy, and Family:My sympathy to your families on the loss of a beacon of light for all of us fortunate to cross paths with your father.You...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Kevin Porath - Dallas, TX

“Dear Colin and family,We are so sorry for your loss and send condolences to you and your family. We pray that God will comfort you in this most...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Chuck and Rita Sotu - OH

“Matt was a great person who visited the Residents at Falling Water Health Care. He made each and every resident feel that they were very special. He...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Fusaro - Berea, OH

“Gerri and Steve my heartfelt condolences to you both as well as the rest of your family. Men like your dad truly make this world a better and...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Koenig - OH

“The Manhattan College alumni community shares the grief, and is now praying for our fellow alumni and the family at this time. The Alumni Office has...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: fjohn reinke (mc1968) - NJ

“Mr. Sokany (as I called him) was my very first employer. He hired me while I was still in high school when he worked for Electronic Memories and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

Matt and Ann had many qualities that we will emulate. They will remain in our hearts, prayers and on the refrigerator door
9 of 12 | Posted by: Greg and Janet B

“DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS.LOSING A LOVE ONE IN DEATH IS NEVER EASY. ONE DAY MANY WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE AGAIN. MAY THE...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry for your loss~ be assured of my prayers.Much love, ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Margaret Kennedy - Charlotte, NC

“Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with your family through this difficult time.Brenda Philemon ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend


Matthew was born on June 1, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Matthew was a resident of Ohio at the time of passing.

He returned to the states where he received his degree from Manhattan College and, soon thereafter, married his beloved wife Ann.

He spent time in Europe with the U.S. Army following the Korean War.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 23rd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Jardine Funeral Home, 15822 Pearl Road, Strongsville, OH. Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 24th, at St. Joseph & John Catholic Church, 12700 Pearl Road, Strongsville, OH. Private burial at Ohio National Reserve Cemetery in Rittman, OH. FEB 23. 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Jardine Funeral Home 15822 Pearl Road Strongsville, OH, US, 44136 info@jardinefh.com http://www.jardinefh.com FEB 26. 10:00 AM St. Joseph Church 12700 Pearl Road Strongsville, OH, US, 44136 http://www.sjohio.org Funeral Mass begins.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Salesian Missions, 2 Leffere Lane, New Rochelle, NY 10801-5710 or Oblate Missions, P.O. Box 659439, San Antonio TX 78265-9769.

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