Sewing 19

Theresa (Poshefko) Matsick

July 2, 1928 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 91)




Theresa Matsick, 91, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 4, 2019 surrounded by her family in the Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton. She was the widow of the late Steve G. Matsick who passed away in 1972. Born in Nesquehoning, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Asmondja) Poshefko. She was a graduate of Nesquehoning High School, Class of 1946. She was employed as a sewing machine operator for many factories throughout the area and last worked for Kay Jay Pants Company, Nesquehoning. Theresa was a member of the former Immaculate Conception Church and the former St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, both in Nesquehoning and currently a member of St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, Summit Hill.


Surviving are a daughter Valerie A. Wasilko and her husband John of State College, PA; three sons Stephen G. and his wife Sandra of Sinking Spring, PA, Dennis P. of Nesquehoning, and Michael A. and his wife Nancy of Coopersburg, PA; grandchildren Stephen Matsick and his wife Jackie, Lisa Pappas and her husband Chris, Jessica Matsick, Greg Matsick, and Kristen Matsick; a great grandson Nikolas Pappas; and several nieces and nephews.


She was also preceded in death by sisters Irene Devan and Margaret Feddock and brothers William and Ernest.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in St. Joseph Parish of the P.V. Church, 462 W. Ludlow St., Summit Hill with the Rev. Christopher M. Zelonis officiating. Interment will be held in S.S. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery, Nesquehoning. Call Thursday 6-8:00 P.M. and Friday morning 9:30-10:30 A.M. in the Joseph S. Blazosky F.H., 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240. Donations will be accepted in her name to the church, c/o 118 N. Market St., Summit Hill PA 18250. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at



Donations may be made to:

St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley
118 Market St., Summit Hill PA 18250

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