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Obituaries » Nina Matichen

Nina (Poduslenko) Matichen, 84, of Vineland, passed away on July 26, 2015 at home. She was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States. Nina was a long time member of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church. She enjoyed singing, listening and writing folk songs from her native land. Mrs. Matichen also loved roses and flower gardens.

Mrs. Matichen, a devoted mother and Baba, was survived by three daughters: Olga Yerkes, Nina Julie Raimonde (Rich) and Tania Creamer (Tim); sister: Anna; grandchildren: Jonathan, Mike, Katherine, Philip, Dimitri, Alek, Matthew, Mandi and Jenni; great grandson: Michael; many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Matichen was predeceased by husband: Mike; daughter: Mary Pierce and grandson, Joseph Pierce, Jr.; brothers: Vladimir, Nick and John; sisters: Tania, Katherine and Marfa.

Visitation will be today, Wednesday, at 9 AM in the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 2211 West Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ 08360, with Father Liubo Miloshevich officiating, immediately followed by a Solemn Funeral Mass (Panikheda)

Memorial donations in Mrs. Matichen’s memory may be made to: Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, at the above address. Written condolences may be sent to:, or