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Obituary for Matthew Hoenig

October 30, 1938 - February 11, 2020
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 81

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Friend

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MATTHEW R. HOENIG, 81, a longtime resident of Avon Lake, Ohio, passed away February 11, 2020. Matt was born in Lockport, NY, the son of the late Helen C. (Burke) and Edward J. Hoenig.

He graduated from DeSales Catholic High School in Lockport in 1956 and went on to receive his B.S. degree from John Carroll University. He continued his education at Cleveland Marshall School of Law and Duquesne University Law School in Pittsburgh, Pa. where he resided for 17 years while working in the steel industry in various managerial positions. Matt was transferred back to the Cleveland area in 1984 and retired in 1996. He was an active member of the Steel Industry Systems Association, the National Association of Accountants, and the Association of Systems Management. Matt was an active church member for many years and a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his earlier years and was always an avid reader of history. After retiring, he obtained his Captain's license from the Merchant Marines, joined the Huron Yacht Club and spent most summers boating throughout the Great Lakes and most winters traveling to countries with warmer weather.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Teresa Archie Hoenig; son, Joseph Edward of Gotha, FL, a daughter, Mary Katherine (Barrett) Ward of Bay Village, Ohio and three grandchildren who he adored: Anna Hoenig Ward, Emma Harlan Ward and Duncan Archie Ward; as well as his sister-in-law Doris Hoenig and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Matt was predeceased by his brother, Edward J. Hoenig and sister, Helenbeth Hoenig.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Matt's name would be appreciated to either: Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospital, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106; or John Carroll University, School of Business, 1 John Carroll Blvd., University Heights, Ohio 44118.

Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at Holy Spirit Church, 410 Lear Rd. in Avon Lake on Monday, February 17th at 12 noon. Visitation with the family will start at 10am at the church. 440.933.3202 www.buschcares.com

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospital
    11100 Euclid Avenue
    Cleveland , OH 44106
  • John Carroll University, School of Business
    1 John Carroll Blvd
    University Heights, OH 44118

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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