Matt Farrier

May 11, 1921 - May 18, 2008

05/11/1921 - 05/18/2008

Past Services

Wednesday May 21, 2008
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home - Shadyside
3900 Central Ave.
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Thursday May 22, 2008
Powhatan Cemetery
165 Main Street
Powhatan Point, OH 43942
740-795-5105 Ei | Directions
Thursday May 22, 2008
1:00 pm
St. Mary Catholic Church
350 E. 40th Street
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-3282 | Directions

Matt “Pat” Farrier, 87, of Shadyside, OH, died Sunday, May 18, 2008 in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born May 11, 1921 in Bellaire, OH, a son of the late John and Teresa Lukos Farrier.

Matt was a retired ironworker with Local #549 Wheeling, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, American Legion Post 521 both of Shadyside and was a Navy veteran of WWII.

In addition to his parents, Matt was preceded in death by a son, Michael, 5 brothers; Steve, Frank, John, Joe and George Farrier, 2 sisters; Helen Moran and Ann Farrier, and 2 grandchildren; Athena Belinda Farrier and Matthew James McMahon.

Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Viola Williams Farrier, 5 children; Mary McMahon and her husband William of Cadiz, John Farrier and his wife Barbara of Neffs, Matthew Farrier and his wife Wilma of Jacobsburg, Stephen and Joseph Farrier both of Shadyside, 10 grandchildren; William and Danielle McMahon, John and Brianna Farrier, Megan Weber, Taylor Hughes, Matthew T., Kyle, and Ashley Farrier and Bert Kessler, 8 great grandchildren; Matthew, Michael, and Holly McMahon, Zara Harveth, Marissa Weber, Austin Wiggins, Marrisa and Natalie Kessler, and a very special nephew, Barron Farrier of Granville, OH.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Ave., Shadyside.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 1:00pm in St. Mary Catholic Church, Shadyside, with Father Samuel Saprano as celebrant.

Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery, with full military graveside honors.

A vigil service will be conducted at 7:30 Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or St. Mary Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at

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jared rich
8 years ago

Ashley Farrier & family

I’m sorry for your loss and my thoughts are with you, I mean I know what you’re going through, this is a rough time, but hang in there, that’s probably what he would want.

Mike & Kim Cunningham
8 years ago


We want you to know how very sorry we are of your loss and have you and your family in our prayers.

God Bless,

Mike and Kim

Susie & Ben
8 years ago

Bill & Matt,

Please know that we are thinking of you. I know Pap was your world and he will be greatly missed. Please always remember how much he loved and treasured you and your family. He will always be a part of you…Love Ya, Susie

Sue Burnett
8 years ago

John and Barb,

My deepest sympathy go out to you and your family at the loss of John’s father. Having lost my father 4 years ago, it still seems very recent and I understand how hard it can be, no matter what the age or health condidtion.

Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.