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Matthew J. Meholic | 33

October 5, 1990 - April 18, 2024

Matthew J. Meholic, 33, of 182 Piece & Plenty Court, DuBois, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 18, 2024 at his residence.

He was born October 5, 1990, in Ridgway, son of John “Smoke” Meholic of DuBois and Cathy (Meholic) Renwick of Kersey.  He was a lifelong resident of the area, a graduate of Elk County Catholic High School, Class of 2009, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

In addition to his loving parents, Matthew is survived by his siblings: Scott Meholic (Molly) of Venetia, PA and Jeffrey Meholic (Erin Montgomery) of Munhall, PA; maternal grandmother, Sarah “Sally” Lanzel of St. Marys; his nephews: Miles and Drew Meholic; and by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jerome Lanzel and paternal grandparents, Robert “Red” and Doris Meholic.

Matthew was an avid fan of the Las Vegas Raiders and the Chicago Cubs.  Matthew will be remembered for his strong will, passion, enormous heart, and wonderful sense of humor.

Visitation will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday, April 22, 2024 from 9:30AM-11:15AM.

A private funeral service for Matthew will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday, April 22, 2024 for the family of Matt following visitation with Rev. Jeffery Noble, officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to



April 22, 2024
9:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

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  1. So very sorry to hear of your loss of such a young life!
    May God grant you His strength, peace and comfort!

  2. God bless and may he help all through this extremely sad and difficult time.

  3. John so sorry to hear about your dear Son passing away 😞 Hope you can find comfort from the Scriptures of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and I will be praying for your family

  4. My deepest deepest sympathy John and Cathy and family

  5. Our deepest condolences to Matt’s family. God bless you.

  6. I have come to know many of the Meholic family thru work, and my friend Jeff, all of them are the salt of the earth, so sad for this loss.

  7. May the angels spread their wings and God hold Matthew in the palm of his hand. My condolences to all the family.

  8. Smoke and Cathy, we are extremely sad to hear about Matt. Our son Nate was in his class at ECC. They were friends. Nate ran into him many times after graduation. Matt was such a nice guy. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. May Matt rest easy now. 🙏❤️

  9. John, so sorry for this tragic loss. May God watch over you and your family during this trying time.

  10. I have so many awesome memories of Matt! Him playing numerous sports with my son, coming to our home, him laughing, hanging out, always polite and fun to be around. Seeing Matt several years ago he was still the polite, caring young man. We hugged, said our hellos and he held the door for me at a convenience store. I’m very blessed to have known Matt. My heart is very sad and to his family, may God be with all of you. ❤️

  11. My heart breaks for Matt’s family and friends. He was a great kid who had so much potential. May he finally have found the peace he needed.

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