Skip to main content

Dolores H. Matteson

April 18, 2012

Dolores H. Matteson

GILBERT, Ariz. Dolores (Delly) H. Matteson, 83, died April 7, 2012, surrounded by family, at Hospice of the Valleys Lund Home in Gilbert, Ariz.
She was born May 24, 1928, in Woonsocket, R.I., the daughter of Arthur and Alida (Cadorette) Marchand.
She graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1945, and later graduated from Rhode Island College of Education with a teaching degree in 1949.
She taught elementary school in Rhode Island and Vermont for many years.
On Nov. 11, 1950, she married Herbert G. Matteson. They were married 53 years. Mr. Matteson died Oct. 23, 2003.
Following her husbands death, she moved from Rutland, Vt., to South Burlington, Vt., to be closer to her daughter. She was visiting family in Arizona at the time of her death.
She enjoyed reading, doing word puzzles and crochet when her health allowed.
She was a past member of Christ the King Church in Rutland, and sang in their choir for 20 years.
While living in Pittsford, Vt., she was a member of the Womens Sodality at St. Alphonsus Parish. In South Burlington, she belonged to St. John Vianney Parish and was a member of the Pines Senior Living Community.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy A. Taylor of Gilbert, Ariz., and Elizabeth Milizia of South Burlington, Vt.; two sons, William T. Matteson of Rutland, Vt., and Robert F. Matteson of Oakland Park, Fla.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Theresa Sullivan of Lincoln, R.I.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Arthur (Sonny) Marchand Jr.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at Christ the King Church in Rutland on April 21, 2012, with Msgr. Reid Mayo officiating. A graveside service will be April 22, 2012, in Blackstone Cemetery at 1 p.m. in Blackstone, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014.
www.hov.org.

AttachmentSize
Delly Matteson.jpg43.43 KB
CUMBERLAND – Bobby Hartnett made a triumphant return to his hometown on the Fourth of July morning...
CUMBERLAND – When last we saw Hilary Dionne on the running circuit, the 2003 Cumberland...
PAWTUCKET – There’ll be no reunion between Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mason Williams...
BELLINGHAM — It's a case that has haunted investigators in Bellingham and Franklin for more than three decades.
WOONSOCKET — It wasn’t unusual to see the “closed” sign in door of Paul’s Family Restaurant every year during the week...
WOONSOCKET — Two brothers are facing multiple drug-trafficking and related charges as police seized 77 grams of heroin...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes