“Papa” George Anthony Matijevich

Funeral services for Mr. George Matijevich were held Saturday, May 12, 2018, at New Hebron Methodist Church. Mr. Matijevich passed away from this life Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at his residence. Reverend Mike Hart and Rev. Mike Dubose officiated. Interment was in the Matijevich Family Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Matthew Matijevich, Ryan Matijevich, Tyler Hess, Tanner Hess, Christian Uzzle, James Uzzle, Evan Gates and Ian Gates. Honorary bearers were Ethan Uzzle, Aiden Uzzle, Henry Hadden and Luke Parham.
“Papa George” was born September 27, 1943, in New York City, New York to George Matijevich and Anna Thomasovich. He retired from South Central Bell and became a poultry farmer. He was a member of New Hebron Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father.
Mr. Matijevich is survived by his wife, Margaret Matijevich of Silver Creek; five sons, Russ Matijevich (Brenda) of Leesburg, Virginia, Kenny Matijevich of Huntington Beach, California, Mitch Uzzle (Miche) of Silver Creek, Bryan Uzzle (Frances) of Lafayette, Tennessee and Stephen Uzzle of New Hebron; three daughters, Georgeen Hess (Ken) of Fairhope, Alabama, Shannon Parham (Jason) of Clinton and Lisa Hadden of Brandon; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren and one sister, Dorothy Hempel (Bruce) of Saratosa, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the New Hebron United Methodist Church.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.