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Matthew J. Winston

December 8, 1982 — April 29, 2022


Matthew J. Winston of Niles passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. in his residence. He was 39 years old.

Matt was born in Cheverly, MD on December 8, 1982, the son of James M. Winston Jr. and Mary Jo McGinnis.

He attended Niles McKinley High School and most recently worked as a laborer for BRT Extrusions, Inc.

Matt enjoyed fixing electronics and computers. He also loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Jo (Thomas) Eckenrode of Niles; his father, James M. Winston Jr. of Kent; grandparents, James and Rosalie McGinnis of Niles, and Helen Winston of Virginia; a sister, Sarah (Steve) Winston of Austintown; a nephew Jonathan Winston of Austintown; a stepbrother, Thomas Eckenrode II; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and his long-term girlfriend, Melissa Waggoner.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister.

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Calling hours will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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Saturday, May 7, 2022

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614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

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