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Matthew Sesar, 83, Decorated Korean War Veteran

Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday at the James J. Dougherty Funeral Home in Levittown, where Sesar's memorial service will be held.

On January 26, 2014, Matthew A. Sesar of Morrisville went peacefuly to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family. 

He was born June 5, 1930, the son of Joseph and Rose (Kriz) Sesar of Cleveland Ohio. He is now with his loving wife Dorothy L. (Zoda) Sesar of 62 years who passed away June 4, 2012. Matthew had several brothers and sisters who preceded him in death as well as his eldest son, Joseph Matthew Sesar.

Matthew will be terribly missed by his children, Christopher Sesar (Sharon) of Pittsburgh, their four children and five granchildren with two on the way, Dyan Cordi (Douglas Weyrick), her daughter and granddaughter, Michele Szumila and her two children, Jonathan Sesar (Connie) their four children, Maryann Laughner, her two sons, Teresa Road (Frank) their three sons and five grandchildren, Dorothy Davis (Jeff) and their three sons, and Bethann Goldberg (Bryan) and her two sons, his grandson Joseph Sesar (Jenn) and their four children; many nieces and nephews and many, many close dear friends especially those at the John Billington VFW Post 6495 where he was past commander and member of their board, the American Legion Post 834, DAV where he was a past commander and the Loyal Order of Moose all of which he was an active member. Matt was most proud of being an Honor Guard and his grandsons who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Matthew proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War, where he was the recipient of many medals including the Korean Service Medal, Bronze Star, United Nations Service Metal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Metal and Purple Heart. 

His family recognized him as their 'hero', he always said the Real Heroes gave the ultimate sacrifice. Matt volunteered for many veterans making sure they made their doctor appointments or anything they needed, assisting many veterans with obtaining benefits earned for their service.

Matthew enjoyed traveling with his wife monthly, participating in many VFW, American Legion and Moose events and parades, playing pool, golf and even bingo. Matt had a love of music and loved to dance.

Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday from 11 a.m. until noon at the James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, 2200 Trenton Road, Levittown, Pa., where Matthew's memorial service will be held at noon.

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