Matthew John Fannock, 21, of West Penn, PA died on March 11, 2018. Born in Hazleton, PA on July 9, 1996, he was a son of John C. and Lori (nee Kantor) Fannock. A 2014 graduate of Tamaqua High School, Matthew was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tamaqua, PA. In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Zachary and Nathan Fannock at home; paternal grandmother, Deanna Fannock of Tamaqua; maternal grandmother, Kathryn Nunemacher of Tamaqua; maternal grandfathers, Richard Kantor of Tamaqua and Ronald Nunemacher of Tamaqua; uncles, Michael Fannock and his wife, Sandra of Andreas, PA, Anthony Fannock and his wife Shannon of Tamaqua, Joshua Nunemacher of Tamaqua, and Stephen Kantor and his wife, Courtney of Tamaqua; aunt, Susan Fannock; and numerous cousins including Michael Fannock of Andreas. He was predeceased by paternal grandfather, Michael Fannock. A Memorial Service will be held at 8 PM on Friday, March 16 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua with The Rev. Phyllis Wolford officiating. Call 6-8 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in Matthew’s name may be made to the Tamaqua Area Baseball Association, c/o Bill Angst, 986 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.
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