|Matt Funeral Service, Inc. has always been a
family owned business operating solely in Utica.
Anthony F. "Tony" Matt has continued the quality services
and traditions started by his grandfather Anthony F. Matt and
his father John L. Matt, Sr.
A longtime member of the National Funeral Directors Association,
The Matt Funeral Home is also a member of the New York State
Funeral Directors Association, as well as the Tri-County Funeral
Tony Matt has been operating the business since he was licensed
in 1974, his dad retired shortly after in 1975. He looks forward
to 2014, when the funeral home will celebrate it's centennial
year and he will celebrate his fortieth year of operating the
Along with his sister Maria (Matt) Zegarelli, the Matt Funeral
Home was one of the first funeral homes in the area to offer
a bereavement support group and this group meets once a month
and is facilitated by Lisa Talerico Edic. It is open to all
that have suffered the loss of a loved one.
Mr. Matt has served as president of the Board of Directors of
Crown Hill Memorial Park for over twenty years. He is also a
member of several area service clubs as well as the Knights
of Columbus and the Sons of Italy. Anthony has been married
for over twenty seven years to Kimberly L. (Roy) Matt who also
works in the family business and is very active with the Upstate
Cerebral Palsy. The couple has two sons Anthony F. Matt III
and Dominic A. Matt who are both currently attending Mohawk
Valley Community College.
"We take great pride in serving our community in a "Mom
and Pop" tradition which began with my grandparents, Anthony
and Lena Matt and later my parents John and Jean Matt. This
tradition truly continues with the Matt Funeral Home of Utica."