Richard Matula

April 7, 1926 ~ August 12, 2021 (age 95)


Richard Matula passed away on August 12, 2021 at the age of 95. Richard was born in New York City to Paul and Christina Matula on April 7, 1926. He served in Italy during WWII, was a former Sales Director of Newhouse Newspapers in New York City. He was a long time resident of Westhampton and in retirement was President of Greater Westhampton Seniors Group, Vice President of AARP Eastern Long Island Chapter. Survivors are his wife, Virginia, nieces Diane S. Mullen, Westhampton Beach, Dotty Ewing (husband Pete), Pasadena, California, nephews, Alan Sullivan (wife Joan), Seattle, Washington, Lawrence Sullivan (wife Jean), Littleton, North Carolina, Gregory Sullivan (wife Kathleen), Eastport, New York. A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM at Werner-Rothwell Funeral Home, located at 60 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, NY. A graveside service will take place on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Westhampton Cemetery.

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August 15, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Werner & Rothwell Funeral Home
60 Mill Road
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978

Graveside Service
August 16, 2021

12:00 PM
Westhampton Cemetery
Station Road
Westhampton, NY 11977


East End Hospice
P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach NY 11978
Tel: 1-631-288-8400

The Salvation Army

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