Edward Matras, 62, of Addison passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at home surrounded by those that loved him most. He was born on September 1, 1957 the son of Franek and Irena (Sredniawa) Matras. He was born and grew up in his homeland of Poland. It was there he met and fell in love with Anna Slezak who ultimately became the love of his life. He made her Mrs. Anna Matras on September 10, 1983 and they started a family. Edward moved to the United States in the city of Chicago in 1988 and brought his family to join him in 1989. It was in 1993 that they moved to Addison, the home they would live the rest of their years and raise their two daughters into adulthood.
He is survived by his devoted wife: Anna Matras; his two adoring daughters: Joanna (Bart) Godziejewicz and Kamila (Sebastian) Stapor; his beloved granddaughter: Kaya Stapor; his dear brother: Piotr (Agnieszka) Matras; his three loving sisters: Bogumila (Tony) Mikulski, Danuta (Jozef) Swierczek, and Stanislawa Kubon; and his cherished niece: Ania Mikulski; as well as various other family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Franek and Irena Matras.
A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM in the Divine Mercy Polish Parish, 21W411 Sunset Ave, Lombard, IL 60148. Following mass everyone is invited to Allegra Banquets, 237 W Saint Charles Rd, Villa Park, IL 60181 for a meal and fellowship. Arrangements handled by Geils Funeral Home, 260 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191. For information: (630) 766-3232