Nicholas S.Matulich Sr. passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in River Ridge on Wednesday , May 1, 2019.
He was born in New Orleans, La on June 2, 1926 to Chris & Katarina Matulich. He attended St Aloysius & Tulane University before enlisting into the US Navy. After fulfilling his duty, he returned home, later marrying his wife of 69 years, Yvonne T. Eumont.
Nick was preceded in death by his loving wife Yvonne, parents Chris Matulich, Katarina Gentilich Matulich, and Eleanor Corcoran Matulich.
He is survived by children Nicholas Matulich, Jr. (Nancy), Christopher Matulich (Ellen), Kathryn Applegate (Fred), Kim Reggio, and Laurie Matulich; grandchildren Dominique Meyer (Julien), John Paisant III, Kelli Bartlett (Mason), and Alyssa Matulich(Jacob Poe); great-grandchildren, Jacques Meyer and Charlotte Meyer.
A private family service was held on May 11, 2019 at Greenwood Funeral Home.
For those who wish to honor Nick, make donations to
American Heart Association (National Center
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231) or Alzheimer’s Association (225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601).