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Matthew John Ivaska

December 16, 1969 December 9, 2017
Matthew John Ivaska
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Obituary for Matthew John Ivaska

Matthew John Ivaska, 47, of Elmwood Park, formerly of River Forest, passed on December 9th after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. He was the beloved son of Sally and the late Edward Ivaska; proud father of Joshua; dear brother of Amy (Gerry) McCarthy and Adam Ivaska; caring uncle of Conor, Danny, and Cormac McCarthy and Rayna, Sam, and Kira Ivaska.

Matt was a faithful and dedicated employee at Quality Control Corp. in Harwood Heights, Illinois. His passions included fishing in the Northwoods, sailboat racing, competitive billiards, and southern cooking. Matt graduated Oak Park River Forest High School in 1988.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 6th at 1 PM at First Presbyterian Church of River Forest with a reception to follow. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers, donations to the British Home/Cantata, are appreciated.

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Memorial Service




1:00 PM 1/6/2018 1:00:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church - River Forest

7551 Quick Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305

First Presbyterian Church - River Forest
7551 Quick Avenue River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

British Home/Cantata

8700 W. 31st St.
Brookfield, IL 60513

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