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“Keri grew up only two houses down from my grandparents. I have fond memories of playing outside in her playhouse and up in her room with her awesome...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Jamie (Walsh) Pasquale - VA

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. I will continue to keep you in my prayers and Keri in my heart. ”
2 of 48 | Posted by: Anastasia Rekich - Butler, PA

“We were deeply saddened to hear of Keri's passing. Keri was in our thoughts each day of her journey. Your family will remain in our thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Anastasia Rekich - Leechburg, PA

“Dan & Kathie & Family.Very sorry to learn about Keri. RIP Keri.take care. Jerry & Beth Osan ”
4 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“May the angels in Heaven welcome you into Paradise. Rest In Peace, Keri. ”
5 of 48 | Posted by: Laura Kubicki - Pittsburgh, PA

“All I have are kind, sweet memories of you Keri. May you rest in peace. ”
6 of 48 | Posted by: Lindsay Cheshire (Staines) - FL

“We are all devastated. Keri meant so much to our family. Sending love and prayers and thinking of all the special times we had with her. Jessica, Ken...Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: Jessica Smolar - Pittsburgh, PA

“May she rest with the angels. My sympathies to all who loved her. I worked with her sister Danielle many years ago. ”
8 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Brad I love you, stay strong and I'll be in touch. ”
9 of 48 | Posted by: Jack May - Whittier, CA - friend

“Our family's thoughts and prayers are with the Midgley family. Thank you for being a wonderful first grade teacher to Jackson. ”
10 of 48 | Posted by: Lillian Hoyt - Mt. Lebanon, PA

“My sympathy and prayers are with Brad, the children and the family. God bless all of you and comfort each of you in your loss. ”
11 of 48 | Posted by: Joe D.

“Our deepest sympathy on your loss of your beautiful Keri. May you cherish all your wonderful memories as God welcomes this beautiful angel. God bless...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so very sorry for your loss. May fond memories of your beloved Keri and God's promise to wipe away the tears from all faces give you hope and...Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: G.W. ~ With deepest sympathy ~ Isaiah 25:8

“Sorry for your loss may you find comfort during those days of sadness. Psalm 23 is great comforting words from our Loving Creator. ”
14 of 48 | Posted by: Madelin

“I worked with Keri at Jefferson Elementary. She was a great person and friend. I was shocked and then heartbroken to hear of her passing when I...Read More »
15 of 48 | Posted by: Jill Bode - Pittsburgh, PA

“March 27 2017 ”
16 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“I'll always remember Keri's beautiful smile and genuine kindness. Sending prayers to her family, and all those that she touched with her...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Jillian Londino

“Kathie,Dan, and Danielle. We are truly sorry for your loss. Keri will be missed and she will never be forgotten, may her soul Rest In Peace. We...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Linda Heilman - Bridgeport, NJ

“May the peace of God be with you. ”
19 of 48 | Posted by: Phil. 4:6, 7

“So sorry to read of your recent loss it's never easy to lose a loved one in death. Please find comfort from thus promise found in God's word. Luke7:...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: c t

“Terri and Ed, and Brad and children, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayer. ”
21 of 48 | Posted by: Sister Mary Traupman - Ross, PA

“To everyone in Keri's family, but especially to Gianna & Mason: When beautiful Keri left this earthly place, our world lost an incredible...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Carrie Conboy - Pittsburgh, PA

“May the road rise up to meet youMay the wind be always at your backMay the sun shine warm upon your faceAnd the rains fall soft upon your fieldsAnd...Read More »
23 of 48 | Posted by: Kathy Campbell-Hoffman - PA

“Keri was my son's 1st grade teacher. She was exactly the kind of teacher you would want for your little one - kind, patient, sweet, loving. Michael...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked at Jefferson with Keri, and I loved her. Not only was she a wonderful teacher, but a beautiful person in every way. There are no words to...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Maureen Bushman - friend

“I do not know U but wish U all the happiness in Heaven (no more pain). Prayers to your whole family here on Earth. xoxox Sis Capone ”
26 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Keri was very special to me. Another granddaughter. I loved her. She gave me my 2 great-grandchildren. They and I will miss her greatly. My prayers...Read More »
27 of 48 | Posted by: PAPPAP - Crafton

“Keri will be greatly missed! She was such a fabulous teacher and we will always have such fond memories of her. Our deepest sympathies goes out to...Read More »
28 of 48 | Posted by: Jodi, Uri, Jordan, Olivia, Mollie Marcovitz Marcovitz - PA

“Keri was very special to me. I loved her. She gave me my 2 great-grandchildren. They and I will miss her greatly. My prayers are for the family and...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for your family. ”
30 of 48 | Posted by: Luann Zimmer - Oakdale, PA

“My dearest Dan, Kathy, Danielle, Mason & Gianna: My heart sunk when I read this. My deepest sympathy to all of you - there are no words, that anyone...Read More »
31 of 48 | Posted by: Jacky Basl - Lakeland, FL

“Our Deepest Sympathy to the family, May she Rest In Peace.Kathy and Dave Gillard ”
32 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy to the Matt's and Middle families. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God sustain you with His peace, comfort and love. ”
33 of 48 | Posted by: The Staats family

“We knew Keri as a school teacher of our son and some of his friends. She touched lives of multiple kids and their families, ours included, in so many...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: Alex and Sofie Bredikhin - Pgh, PA


35 of 48 | Posted by: Mike

“My deepest sympathies to Keri's family. May God offer you comfort at this difficult time. ”
36 of 48 | Posted by: Mariann Fox - Oakdale, PA

“I'm so sorry to read about this beautiful young woman's passing....praying the Promises of Our Heavenly Father continuously sustain you through this...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Jane, a stranger who cares

“My deepest and most sincere sympathies to the Midgley and Matus families. Such sad news. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you. ”
38 of 48 | Posted by: Jan Stelzner - Crafton - friend

“Our deepest sympathies to Keri's family. God bless Keri and may she rest in peace. Memory Eternal. ”
39 of 48 | Posted by: Bob Gambone - Pittsburgh, PA

“I am just so heartbroken for this tragic loss. Keri was a co-worker of mine when I worked at Jefferson Elementary School. She gave me such great...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: Ryan Puz - Pittsburgh, PA

“Words cannot express how deeply sorry I am to learn of Keri's passing. An adorable little girl, I watched her grow into a beautiful young lady ~...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: Susan (Hutzler) Venatta - Cabot, PA

“My prayers and condolences go out to her and her family. May the good lord comfort you in your time of grief. ”
42 of 48 | Posted by: Dan Gothe - Castle Shannon, PA

“We know Keri as "Coach Matus." She was an energetic and fun-loving person - perfect as an eighth grade cheerleading coach and mentor! We...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Sharon and Allison Puz - PA

“Keri was a ray of sunshine. Her kindness and genuine personality will be greatly missed. My heart aches for all of you. God Bless. ”
44 of 48 | Posted by: Carla Kelley (Strawoet) - TX

“You're a true angel, Keri! So many fond memories with you...good times & laughter. You will forever be a part of the L.C. with Jamie,...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Leigh Hornick - friend

“The world will miss such a brave and positive soul. Thoughts and prayers are with your beautiful family. ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: Eric Schmidt - Bridgeville, PA

“Anyone who knew Keri, knows that you couldn't help but love her. She was a ray of light in everyone's lives she touched. I am grateful to...Read More »
47 of 48 | Posted by: Ashley Weiland - Beaver, PA

“Keri was an amazing teacher, a kind friend, and a beautiful woman. She will be missed and truly loved. ”
48 of 48 | Posted by: Lauren Greenwald - Pittsburgh, PA


Keri Lynne (Matus)
Age 36 of Scott Twp., Passed away peacefully Friday, March 24, 2017 after a long, brave battle with brain cancer. She was born March 2, 1981 to Dan and Kathie Matus of Cheswick. She was a 1999 graduate of Springdale High School and a 2003 graduate of Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education. She also received a Master's of Education in Early Childhood Education. Keri was employed by the Mt. Lebanon School District and taught in the areas of special education, first grade and kindergarten at Jefferson Elementary School for ten years. Her proudest accomplishment was being a devoted, loving and caring mother to her children, Mason Alexander and Gianna Rose, both at home. Besides her parents and children, she is survived by her husband, Brad Midgley of Scott Twp., her sister, Danielle Matus of Cheswick, her maternal grandmother Bela (Mimi) Bruno of Cheswick, her Godparents, Audra and Gary Gillard of Springdale, her in-laws Ed and Terri Midgley of Crafton and brothers and sister-in-law Michael Midgley of Pittsburgh, Nina Midgley of Crafton and Nick Midgley of Pittsburgh. She also leaves behind her dog and first baby, Jackson and her god Daughter Viviana Warhola. Also, surviving her are her "sisters" Meredith (Adam) Warhola, Annika (Troy) Geanopulos, Amy (Bryan) Medvec, Jessie (Brad) Boyle and Chelsea (John) Farrell. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Keri was preceded in death by her grandparents Vincent Bruno and Charles and Julia Matus. Family and friends are welcome to a Mass of Christian Burial in SS. Simon and Jude Church, 1607 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp., 15220 on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to IRR Trust Agreement of Keri Midgley, P.O. Box 10373, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. The family would like to send a sincere thank you to all doctors and nursing staff who took such great care of Keri. Arrangements entrusted to William Slater II Funeral Service, Scott Twp., 412-563-2800.