John Matela of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on July 23rd, 2018, at the age of 61. Beloved husband for 39 years of Marie Matela. Loving father of Kimberly Matela (Angel Alvarez) and April Waige (Brian). Devoted Poppy of Brian, Abriella, Leah, Laila and Graycee. Brother of Teddy Matela (Pat), Walt Matela and the late Macho Matela and Edward Matela. Son of the late Theodore Matela and Janina Matela. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate John’s life on Thursday July 26th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). You many visit and comfort the Matela family during the viewing from 3:00PM – 4:30 PM in the Funeral Home. After the viewing there will be a Service at 4:30PM where prayer will be offered and memories shared. There will be no cemetery that day as John’s wishes were to be cremated.