Matthew R. Kresz

Matthew R. Kresz, a long-time resident of Mayfair, passed away on Friday August 7, 2020 at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Constance (nee Bedrinski) of 59 years. Devoted father to James Kresz (Debra), Jacqueline Kresz Green (Brian) and John Kresz (Julie). Loving Pop-Pop to Tristan Kresz and Alexandra Kresz. He is survived by his brother Robert, sister-in-law Theresa and nephew Robert (Debbie Snitzky).

Matthew grew up in Port Richmond, graduated St. Adalbert's School, is a proud graduate of Northeast Catholic High School; Class of 1955 and La Salle College; Class of 1962.

Matthew is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp and was a member of The Knights of Columbus for over 50 years. He was a chemist and long-time employee of C&D Battery.

During his retirement he enjoyed trips to The Villages in Florida; taking Cruises with his wife and friends from the Senior Group of St. Jerome's Parish; visiting his grandchildren in Georgia and his brother in Houston. His hobbies included golfing and gardening. He had an appreciation of a well-made SC Manhattan.

Matthew and his wife instilled a traditional Polish heritage in their family. He had a strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and prayed the Rosary daily. Matthew was welcomed home with the Lord content in knowing that he was a faithful servant in family, church and community.

Matthew's funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. preceded by a viewing starting at 9:15 a.m. at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 3000 Cottman Ave, Phila., PA. His burial will be at a later date at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, PA.

[In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in Matthew's name to the Wounded Warriors Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675


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