The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

December 28, 2013

Margaret Mary Matey

Good Shepherd member loved gardening, crocheting


- — She was born in Reading, Pa., on Jan. 14, 1924 to John and Mary DeVere Sova.

She married George F. Matey on May 15, 1942. He died in September 1989.

She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, West Middlesex. She also enjoyed gardening, crocheting and was a member of the Degree of Honor.

She is survived by: a son, George A. Matey and his wife Mary, Arvada, Colo; two daughters, Geraldine A. Gallentine and her husband, James, Waynesburg, Ohio, and Susan D. Graham and her husband Edward, Mercer; a sister, Anna Sivco, Pottstown, Pa.; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five brothers and a sister.


Margaret Mary, 89, Hermitage.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (12-30-13) at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.

Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Tuesday (12-31-13) at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 3613 Sharon Road, West Middlesex, with Msgr. Robert Malene, pastor, officiating.

Burial: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.