Matthew F. Svajgert passed away February 10, 2016. He was born August 25, 1941 in Cadjavica, Croatia. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Ana Svajgert, his brother Jim Svajgert and sister Rose Roscoe. He is survived by his wife of forty-five years Patricia, sister Cathy Radanovich, daughters Rebecca Svajgert (Steve Maxwell) Kimberly Miller (Peter), grand-children Ryleigh and Abigail Maxwell, and Jacob and Sarah Miller and many other nieces and nephews. Matthew moved to Pittsburgh, Pa at a young age, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and later went to work in the Steel Mills before meeting his wife and starting a family and moving to Bradenton and later Gainesville. He loved sports especially the Steelers, Pirates and the Florida Gators He worked for HCA Hospital including North Florida Regional as an x-ray tech for over thirty-years. He loved his family and working outside in his yard. There will be a visitation at St. Madeline Catholic Church at 17155 NW US Hwy 441, High Springs Fl. from 10:30 to 11:30 on Saturday February 13 with funeral mass to follow. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to the Santa Fe Shrine of our Lady of La Leche at St. Madeline’s Catholic Church.