Matthew Ivaska, 47

OPRF graduate, loved fishing and sailing

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Matthew John Ivaska, 47, of Elmwood Park and formerly of River Forest, died on Dec. 9, 2017 after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. He graduated Oak Park and River Forest High School in 1988 and was a faithful and dedicated employee at Quality Control Corp. in Harwood Heights. His passions included fishing in the North Woods, sailboat racing, competitive billiards and Southern cooking. 

Matthew Ivaska was the son of Sally and the late Edward Ivaska; the father of Joshua; the brother of Amy (Gerry) McCarthy and Adam Ivaska; and the uncle of Conor, Danny and Cormac McCarthy and Rayna, Sam and Kira Ivaska. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of River Forest with a reception to follow. Interment will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to the British Home/Cantata at www.cantatacares.org. Additional information is available at www.drechslerbrownwilliams.com or 708-383-3191. 

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