Erika Mushorn obituary and dead, integral part of the Mushorn family death

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Erika Mushorn, a Troy resident, left an indelible mark on her community and family before her untimely passing at the age of 31. On December 27, 2023, she tragically suffered a fatal heart attack at Samaritan Hospital. In this tribute, we celebrate Erika as a remarkable mother, wife, daughter, and friend who embraced life with love, dedication, and a vibrant spirit, despite its brevity.

Erika Mushorn obituary

Erika S. Mushorn, 31, of Troy, died at Samaritan Hospital after suffering a cardiac event on December 27.
Erika was born in Albany. She was preceded in death by her father, Wade C. Mushorn, her grandmother Joan Mushorn and her uncle, Scott Mushorn.

Erika worked from home; previously, she worked at Walmart as a customer service manager for several years and then worked for Hewett’s Garden Center, both in Halfmoon.

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She is survived by her husband, Derek R. Matala; her 5 children Derek R. Matala Jr., Nathan J. Matala, Dominick A. Matala, Nina E. Matala and Grace L. Matala. She is also survived by her mother, Wendy L. Mushorn and 2 sisters Teresa L. (Christopher) Phillips and April M. (George) Mushorn. Her in-laws, Harry and Tammy Matala. A cousin of hers, Justin S. Mushorn, her aunt Susan E. (Bob) Clarke and many nieces and nephews.

There will be visiting hours on Friday, January 5, 2024 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Catricala Funeral Home 1597 Route 9, in Clifton Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mushorn family to defray funeral expenses and help his children.

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