James O Matzat

Townsend Wood Zinger

James O Matzat

Himrod - James "Jim" O. Matzat, age 93, of Himrod, NY passed away Friday, Jun 11th, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.

Born in Niagara Falls, Canada on May 23rd, 1928, son of the late Otto H. and Lila (Dell) Matzat, Jim was a graduate of Edison Tech High School, Rochester, NY, and an RIT alumnus. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Jim was a lithographer, VP of Lithochrome Corp in Rochester, NY, a volunteer at Soldiers & Sailors Mem Hospital in Penn Yan, and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Penn Yan.

Jim is survived by his wife Wava of 63 years, 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 10 AM Thursday, June 17, 2021, at First Presbyterian Church of Penn Yan. Jim's funeral service and reception will follow at 11 AM. Burial with military honors will be at Grove Mount Cemetery in Himrod, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Penn Yan, 211 Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527, or to the charity of your choice. Memories of Jim may be shared with his family and friends at townsendwoodzinger.com

Posted online on June 13, 2021