Matthew G. Major

Mr. Matthew G. Major of Cleveland passed away Monday, May 7, 2018. He was 74.

Mr. Major was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Matthew and Barbara Nestich Major. He attended Cathedral Latin, and graduated from Collinwood High School in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. Major was a member of St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, where he served as a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus and extraordinary minister. Matt was in the clothing and women's apparel business for over 30 years.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Major was preceded in death by his brothers, Steve Major and Jim Major, and sister, Doris MeNart.

Survivors include wife of 49 years, Barbara Burgess Major of Cleveland; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Majers Josselen (Stanley) of Cleveland, Ohio; nephew, Curtis Majers; and niece, Jacqueline Lachman.

A funeral mass will be held at 12:15 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church. Father Thadd Rudd and Father Vincent Sullivan will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Baptist Church Cemetery on Tesnatee Gap Rd.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Barrett Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, 1243 Hulsey Rd., Cleveland, GA 30528; or to the Parish of his youth, which was a charity dear to his heart, St. Jerome, 15000 Lake Shore Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44110.

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Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland was in charge of arrangements.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
May 17, 2018

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048