We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Zuasola Funeral Homes of New Jersey, LLC
Cornelio Baloy Matias, of Belleville, New Jersey died peacefully on November 27, 2021 at the age of 74. Affectionately known as Nel, he was born on July 3, 1947 to Marciana and Roman Matias in San Miguel, Manila, Philippines.
Nel spent his career with the United States Postal Service and retired after 30+ years. He is a parishioner and an altar server at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church. He was an avid sports fanatic and could always be found smiling, especially when he was with his barkadas.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years Marilou Yaoto Matias, daughters Michelle Matias, Melanie Matias, Melissa Hartland and husband Adam, and sister Diana Pascual. He also leaves behind beloved nieces and nephews Arlene Deoleo, Valerie Pascual Poon, Ron Pascual, Katerina Matias, Stephanie Demchik-Pascual, and their spouses and children.
Cornelio is now reunited with his parents, brothers Amando and Benjamin, and nephew Marc with our Lord in Heaven.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Zuasola Funeral Homes of New Jersey, 44 Bay Avenue Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday morning December 6, 2021 beginning at the Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Nutley. Interment will follow at Glendale Cemetery 28 Hoover Ave, Bloomfield, NJ 07003.