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Walter A. Mattey, Sr.

February 27, 2014


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Walter Andrew Mattey, Sr., 86, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday afternoon at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains, Twp.

Born in Swoyersville, he was the son of the late George and Anna (Heveri) Mattey.

Walter was an Army Veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theatre and resided in Plains Township for the past 50 years.   He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Plains, until it merger and currently a member of SS. Peter and Paul Church, Plains.  He was also a member of the Plains American Legion, Joseph E. Conlon, Post 558.

Walter can always be remembered for walking around town, stopping for a kind word, and a big smile for everyone.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Joan Stemmer, brothers George, Joseph, John, Frank, Stephen, Albert,  and Louis; sisters, Betty, Anna, Mary and Helen.

Surviving are his son Walter A. Mattey Jr. and his wife Paula Marie, Plains Township; daughters, Rose Mary Hrycyk and her husband, Michael, Larksville; Kathleen Mattey, Kingston; Jo Ann Karpinski and her husband James, Mountaintop; grandchildren, Michele Hrycyk,  Nicole Hennan,  Kelsey Hennan,  Nathan Mattey, Kathryn Karpinski, great-grandchild Dylan Malia, sister Theresa Sherman, Boyertown, several nieces and nephews.

Walter’s family would like to thank Associated Family Care for their help and wonderful care of Walter.

Funeral with Military Honors will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. from Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South  Main Street, Plains, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in SS. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA  18705. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas.

Friends may call Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 5 to 8 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Plains American Legion, Post 558  101 E. Carey Street  Plains, PA  18705.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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