Amherst- Matt Korzan, 60, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 5, 2011.
Matt was born on May 31, 1950 to his parents, Michael and Helen (nee:Slanczka) Korzan in Elyria, OH.
He graduated from Elyria High School, Class of 1969. Following High School, Matt enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 1969, serving during Vietnam. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and Three Overseas Bars. He was honorably discharged and returned home safely in July 1972. Matt worked as a Supervisor/Welder at Multi-Link in Elyria for over ten years. He married his loving wife Jeanne on January 2, 1987. Matt enjoyed watching NASCAR, the Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Browns with his family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing, puzzle books, home projects and helping others.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years of marriage, Jeanne (nee: Scagliozzo) Korzan; mother, Helen Korzan; three children, Melissa (Bob) Phillips, David (Michelle) Korzan and Jennifer (Paul) Doseck; twin brother, Michael (Carol) Korzan; brother, Tony (Rachel) Korzan; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Korzan.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 from 11:00 AM 1:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Fr. Frank P. Kosem, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, OH, where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 30 and VFW Post 451. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at the funeral home or to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 5:37:06 PM