Matt worked in the Service Department for the City of Elyria, was a 1999 Elyria High School graduate and enjoyed music and loved his dog, Nesta.
He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of six years, Marley (nee Parks); parents, John and Barb Jurco of Elyria; sisters, Wendy (Tim) Barrett of Avon and Anna Strawderman of Elyria; maternal grandmother, Beatrice Neff of North Ridgeville; paternal grandmother, Wanda Jurco of North Ridgeville; mother-in-law, Tina Pruitt of Elyria; father-in-law, Jerry Parks of Elyria; sisters-in-law, Marcie Parks and Marissa Parks, both of Elyria; three nephews and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Calvin Neff and Albert Jurco.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 19, 2013 from 4 to 7 P.M. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 A.M., Saturday, July 21, 2013 at St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria (please meet at the church). The Rev. Charles Diedrick, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Timothy House in care of the funeral home.