Nicholas Matvienko

May 21, 1948January 2, 2013
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Nicholas D. Matvienko, 64, passed away January 2, 2013 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Mr. Matvienko was born in the Bronx and moved to Lakewood where he spent most of his life before settling in Manchester for the past 8 years. Nicholas was a 1966 graduate of Lakewood High School. He served in the US Coast Guard Reserve, retiring from the Lakehurst Naval Air Base in Lakehurst. Mr. Matvienko was the past president of the Lakewood Black Hawks and is a life member. He was a member of the Elks and American Legion in Lakewood. Nicholas was an avid traveler, drummer and loved to spend time with his family and especially his granddaughter. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother and will be greatly missed by all. Mr. Matvienko is predeceased by his father Dimitry Matvienko. Nicholas is survived by his wife Jayne of 42 years, three sons, Christopher Matvienko of Manchester, Gregory Matvienko and his wife Heather of Jackson, and Jeffrey Matvienko and his wife Teressa of North Arlington, granddaughter, Alina Mary Matvienko, mother, Tania Matvienko, sister, Tania Napiorski, brother, Michael Matvienko and many nieces and nephews . Friends may call Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the D’Elia Funeral Home Rt. 70 & Vermont Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 9:30PM at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran’s Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ.


  • Visitation Sunday, January 6, 2013
  • Visitation Sunday, January 6, 2013
  • Graveside Service Monday, January 7, 2013

Nicholas Matvienko

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March 5, 2013

Mrs. Matvieko, Chris and Jeff. I just recently realized about Nick's passing. I can't begin to tell you how sorry I am for such a wonderful family. I'm hoping with time you will find solace. And of course, if you need anything, please don't hesitate to contact me. I know that's what's typically said, but I MEAN it sincerely.

Julie Gannon

February 14, 2013

I just learned about Nick's passing tonight online. It was so nice to finally meet and spend time with Nick and Jayne and Alina. I called George to let him know. Prayers for your family. - Julie Gannon Elyseev and Family

January 10, 2013

Jayne I am so very sorry to hear of Nicks passing. You and your family are in my prayers. Call me if you need anything at all. My deepest sympathy,Joyce

Charleen Bishop

January 8, 2013

Jayne, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

January 8, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss. Trust that God will give you wisdom and strength in the days ahead. He is faithful

Rebecca Wack

Edwina and Leo Reizer

January 7, 2013

Dear Janie, Leo and I are deeply saddened to hear of Nick's passing. We send our sympathy to you and your whole family. Please know that our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Love, Gig and Leo Reizer

Beverly Ricketts, Marshall

January 6, 2013

Jayne so sorry to hear about your loss.You have my deepest sympathy. Beverly LeRoy's Mom

Beverly Ricketts Marshall

January 6, 2013

Jayne so sorry to hear about your loss.You have my deepest sympathy. Beverly LeRoy's Mom

will truex

January 6, 2013

Tanya sorry for your loss & jaynes fellow piner BIlly truex

Rose Mary Craemer

January 6, 2013

Jayne and Family,
We were so sorry to hear of Nick's passing. It was such a pleasure seeing you both at class reunions. Nick will be missed.
Rose Mary and Martin Craemer