Matthew R. Flis, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Matthew R. Flis, 39, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021.

He was born on May 13, 1981 in Youngstown.

Matthew graduated from Poland Seminary High School in 1999 and received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Mount Union College.

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He was honorably discharged in 2012 after serving his country in the army, serving once in Iraq and twice in Afghanistan.

In his spare time he enjoyed the outdoors, be it camping, hiking or fishing. He also enjoyed his Harley-Davidson and went motorcycle tours.

Matthew is survived by his parents, Jane B. (Butch) Potts from Bradenton, Florida and Robert (Cindy) Flis from Poland. a brother, Jon “JR” (Kelin) Flis, from Columbus, Georgia; and a niece and nephew, Keira and Ethan Flis.

Private family services were held with military honors.

Instead of flowers, material honors can be given in the form of donations to Angels for Animals, 4750 South Range Road, Canfield, OH 44406.

Professional arrangements were handled by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Poland chapel.

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A TV Tribute will air on Wednesday, February 17, at approximate times: 7:10 am on FOX, 12:22 pm on WKBN, 5:08 pm on MyYTV, and 7:27 pm on WYTV.