October 1, 1960 - September 21, 2019
Bryon D. Matscherz A loving father and dear friend, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at the age of 58 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Mr. Matscherz was a loving father of three daughters and one son. Mr. Matscherz was born to Dorothy L. Nyegard Matscherz, housewife and Robert P. Matscherz. employee of GM, Oct. 1, 1960 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania He grew up and attended school in Rootstown, Ohio. In high school, Mr. Matscherz participated in sports including wrestling and football. After high school, Mr. Matscherz worked construction before enlisting in the USArmy. In 1982 Mr. Matscherz enlisted and served in the 82nd Airborn ranking as a corporal until 1986. After his discharge from the Army, Mr. Matscherz went back to construction and traveling the country before settling in Espyville Pennsylvania to run a bait shop called The Tangled Angler. In 1996, Mr. Matscherz met and married Lisa M. Morneweck. They had four children, a son and three daughters. During his lifetime, Mr. Matscherz was a member and former president of the Pymatuning Lake Association, as well as a member of the Espyville Methodist Church. Mr. Matscherz's daughter, Erin Matscherz, said of her father, "He loved fishing and boating along with playing online games on his computer, especially World of Warcraft." He made many efforts to be a part of his children's lives by taking them fishing and helping to coach their sports teams. Mr. Matscherz's former wife, Lisa Morneweck, said, "Bryon loved to help the girls out when it came to fishing derby season." In 2014, Mr. Matscherz and his wife divorced, but stayed good friends. In 2015, Mr. Matscherz, his children, and former wife had a family gathering to celebrate the holiday season. His daughter, Megan Morneweck remembers, "It was always the little things like us all being together that put the biggest smile on his face." Over the course of the next few years, Mr. Matscherz's health started to decline. In 2017, however, he attended his daughters, Erin's and Megan's, high school graduation ceremonies. In addition to his former wife, he is survived by his son, Josh Morneweck; three daughters, Mackenzie Matscherz, Erin Matscherz, and Megan Morneweck; and two grandchildren, Matti Morneweck, and Bennett Morneweck. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Espyville Methodist Church, 1764 Chapel Road, Espyville, PA 16424.
Bryon D. Matscherz A loving father and dear friend, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at the age of 58 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Mr. Matscherz was a loving father of three daughters and one son. Mr. Matscherz was born to Dorothy L. Nyegard... View Obituary & Service Information
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