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St. Eulalia Catholic Church
Friday December 10th, 2021

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David M. Matzinger

David M. Matzinger “loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather”

COUDERSPORT, Pa.---David Marshall Matzinger, 79, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport, after a lengthy illness.
Born on Sunday, January 25, 1942 in Coudersport, he was the son of Marshall P. and Bessie E. Denson Matzinger. On July 29, 1961 in Coudersport, he married Mary Y. Masolotte, who survives.
David was a graduate of Coudersport Area High School, Class of 1959. He earned his Bachelors Degree from Lock Haven State Teachers College in 1963 and earned his Masters Degree from Mansfield University in 1970. He taught two years in the Port Allegany Union School District and for 32 years in the Coudersport Area School District, retiring in 1997. He also taught and directed the Coudersport Adult Basic Education Program for 30 years. He coached football at Coudersport High School for 20 years and owned and operated a painting and roofing business for many years.
David was a member of St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport, the Knights of Columbus Council 1355, and the now defunct Coudersport Jaycees. He enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and his cat Emma.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years; two sons, David S. (Sheri) Matzinger of Coudersport and Michael J. Matzinger of Williamsport; five grandchildren, Devin (Kelsey), Jenna (Leighton), Derek, Annelyse (Michael), and Olivia (Andrew); five great-grandchildren, Jaidyn, Landon, Avery, Brynlee, and Colton; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by three sisters, Wanda Hemphill, Annette McCann, Phyllis Matzinger; and a brother, Kenneth Matzinger
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am on Friday, December 10, 2021, at St. Eulalia Catholic Church, Coudersport. The Rev. James Campbell, pastor, will be celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Coudersport Knights of Columbus Educational Assistance program Council #1355, PO Box 342, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to Saint Eulalia Catholic Church, 6 Maple St, Coudersport, PA 16915
David entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of David, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.


A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

John & Debbie Snider Dec 10 2021 12:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

Michael Matzinger Dec 6 2021 12:46 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

Andy and Kelli Petroski Dec 5 2021 11:46 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

Baker George and LoisKio Dec 4 2021 9:53 PM

Deepest sympathy to Dolly and family. Ted and I knew Dave so well. He was best man at Ted and Carolyn's wedding in 1963 and was Godfather to Sonja Busch Avena, daughter of Ted and Carolyn. Dolly was Sonja's Godmother. We will pray for everyone in the Matzinger family.

Ted and Carolyn Busch Dec 3 2021 3:32 PM

R.I.P. Dave. We have so many great memories shared with Dave over the past years. We send our sincere condolences to Dolly and family.
Barb and Rick Wetzel

Rick and Barb Wetzel Dec 1 2021 2:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

Mort and Beth Weakland Dec 1 2021 9:03 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

Kim Buchsen Nov 30 2021 6:14 PM

Dear Dave I was so sorry to hear Of your Dads Passing. He was such a great guy. I was a bridesmaid in there wedding. We had good times oh so long ago. I won't be able to attend but Sending love and prayers.

Beverly Masolotte Crispeno Nov 29 2021 7:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Matzinger

Chris Grecco Nov 29 2021 7:09 PM

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