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Charles A. Matakitis

August 25, 1936 - May 6, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Police Officer for the Hanover Township Police Department


Service Date: May 9, 2018

In Lieu of Flowers: None

Obituaries » Charles A. Matakitis

Dateline: Cedar Knolls

Charles Adam Matakitis passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at his home in Cedar Knolls. He was 81 years old.

Charles was born and raised in Kingston, PA before moving to Cedar Knolls over 60 years ago.

He served in the United States Navy before being honorably discharged on May 23, 1962.

Charles was a Police Officer for the Hanover Township Police Department for 28 years before retiring in 1987.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Barbara J. (nee-Dombrowski); his son, Charles A. Jr.; his daughter, Lisa Finelli; his brother, Ronald A. and his wife, Elizabeth; his daughter-in-law, MaryAnn and his 4 grandchildren: Lauren Brestan and her husband, Adam, Michael Finelli and his fiancé, Jordan Schwebke, and Rachel & Daniel Matakitis.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 12 noon on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973) 887 – 3235 or visit Interment: St. Mary Cemetery, Whippany. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday morning from 10:30 am – 12 noon at the Funeral Home.