O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Matthew M. Krysick

Mr. Matthew “Babe” Krysick, 88, of Great Valley, NY died on Tuesday evening, May 28, 2019 at Olean General Hospital.

Born February 28, 1931 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Peter and Josephine Radish Krysick. He was married in September 1950 at the former St. Patrick Church to the late Audrey Blocher Krysick, who predeceased him in 2015.

He was a graduate of Salamanca High School, Class of 1949.

Mr. Krysick was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in post-war Italy.

He had been employed as a carpenter with Allegany State Park for over twenty years. He had previously been employed with the former Fancher Furniture Company as a finisher for over twenty years.

Mr. Krysick enjoyed travelling with his late wife Audrey around the United States and Europe. He was an outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.

Surviving are: a son, Michael (Debbie) Krysick, Great Valley, NY; two daughters, Dawn (Mark) Ambuske, Kent, OH, Lynnette (Dennis) Perry, Palm Coast, FL; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Charles Krysick and William Krysick and a sister, Helen Light.

Memorial services will be held in the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1pm with Deacon Michael Anderson of Our Lady of Peace officiating.

Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, NY.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.