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Virginia (Carnot) Matyka

May 10, 1932 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 84)

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Virginia (Carnot) Matyka died peacefully at Southington Care Center, surrounded by her loving family on April 15, 2017. She was 84 years old.

Virginia was born in Shamokin, PA on 5/10/1932, the daughter of the late Leo and Veronica Carnot, she came to CT as a child and lived in Meriden, moving to Kensington, when she married Walter Matyka, Sr.  Virginia retired from New Departure (General Motors) and was a member of the Ladies Guild and secretary for UAW.  She was a loving mother and best friend.

Virginia is survived by a son:  Walter Matyka, Jr. and wife Kelly, 3 daughters:  Virginia Majewski, Cindi and her husband, Tom Baldyga and Mona Lisa Matyka, all of Berlin.  Grandchildren:  Marlo Matassa and Julie Baldyga and 2 great grandchildren: Patrick Matassa and Lily Matassa. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on 4/28/2017 at St. Paul Church in Kensington.  Burial in Maple Cemetery was private at the request of the family. To share memories of Virginia please visit

 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
April 28, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Paul Church
467 Alling Street
Kensington, CT 06037

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