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February 18, 2018

Susan Matsick Fafalios – Belle Vernon

Susan Matsick Fafalios, 60, of Belle Vernon, passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Charleroi on April 26, 1957, a daughter of the late Thomas Matsick and Cecelia Ann Smith Matsick, who survives. Susan was a member of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church of Monessen, where she volunteered with numerous church activities. She enjoyed music, theater and Broadway musicals. Susan loved time with her family and especially her grandchildren. Surviving are her husband, John C. Fafalios; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and husband, Shaun Baker; grandchildren, Gabriella, Alexis and S.J. Baker; brother, Michael and wife, Terri Matsick; sisters, Pamela Lynn and Anna Marie Gaskill; brother, Thomas Matsick; brother-in-law, Nick and Jackie Fafalios; sister-in-law, Maria and Grant Hess; sister-in-law, Athena “Tina” Sefchok, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Anthony J. Fafalios, and brother-in-law, Jeffrey Sefchok. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to RHOME FUNERAL HOME INC., 1209 Grand Blvd., Monessen, where friends will be welcomed from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be formed at the funeral home on Saturday with funeral services beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church of Monessen with Father Joseph Cervo officiating. Entombment will follow in the Belle Vernon Cemetery Mausoleum, Belle Vernon. Susan loved flowers, or one may honor her memory by donating to the Anthony J. Fafalios Children’s Foundation. Online condolences may be conveyed to the Fafalios family at