Martha Blitz Matcovich died Feb. 27. She was 73.

Mrs. Matcovich was born May 23, 1938, in Portland. She attended Ainsworth Grade School, Lincoln High School and Portland State College, and married Richard Matcovich at St. Thomas More Church in 1959.

She is survived by her husband, Dick; her brothers, Eric (Marilyn) Blitz, Vashon Island, and John (Lucille) Blitz, Santa Cruz; children, Lynn (Matt) Nichols, Seattle; John (Jennifer) Matcovich, Portland; and Eric (Donna) Matcovich, San Francisco; and 12 grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, at St. Thomas More Church, 3525 SW Patton Road. Memorial donations can be made to Diversity as Gift, 1314 NW Irving #512, Portland, 97219; The William F. Blitz Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 SW Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland, 97205; or Loaves and Fishes of Portland, P.O. Box 19477, Portland, 97280.