Paul Daniel Matasic

November 15, 1955April 26, 2021

Paul D Matasic, 65, of Cortland, Ohio, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2021.

He was born to parents Phyllis (Charles) Matasic and Paul F. Matasic, on November 15, 1955, in Youngstown, Ohio.

He graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1974. Paul went on to study at Mahoning County Vocational School and graduated with Journeyman Machinist Certification. He worked as a machinist for over 40 years, and retired from Kennametal Inc. in 2020.

Paul enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and football. Paul deeply loved his family and spending time with his two sons and four grandsons.

Paul met Margaret (Bushling) Matasic in 1970. They were married on June 5, 1976 in Youngstown, Ohio. Together they raised 2 sons: Michael (Beth) Matasic, Steven (Katherina) Matasic.

Paul is survived by his wife Margaret, 2 sons, 4 grandsons, Braeden, Jacob, Benjamin and Jasper , his sister Joyce (Don) Becker, sister-in-law Wendy (Robert) St Clair, brother-in-law John T (Diane) Bushling.

He was preceded in death by Father Paul F Matasic, Mother Phyllis (Charles) Matasic, Father-in law John D Bushling and Mother-in-law Winnie Bushling Hill and brother-in-law Dean A. Bushling.

The family has entrusted Wood-Kortright-Borkoski with the final arrangements. There will be a memorial service for immediate family only at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made, in Memory of Paul Matasic, to Hospice of the Valley 5000 East Market St. Unit 19 Warren, Ohio 44484. To share condolences online, visit Paul's obituary at


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Samantha Lundblad

April 29, 2021

There are many memories from our high school years but anytime I see a spool of thread I smile at the memory it conjures up. We talked about it the last time I saw you. It will always be my favorite. You will be missed.

Joyce Becker

April 28, 2021

The best brother ever, he was great at developing people, did a fabulous job raising 2 awesome sons. Always had time for them, very patient man, will miss him terribly- go get all the fish you can🥰