Arlene E. Mattingly
Mrs. Mattingly 82 passed away at her home Tuesday January 29, 2013 following a lingering illness. She was born in Fraser Twp. on March 24, 1930 to the late C. Devoist & Ruth (Scott) Selman. She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed quilting and doing word search puzzles, but most of all spending time with her family and friends. She was retired from Standish Products.
Arlene is survived by her son Gary & Sherry Lightner and a daughter Deborah Kempa; grandchildren Stephanie Ball, Cindy Kempa, Jessica & Clifton Holland, Jeremy Lightner; great grandchildren Calvin & Emmalee Holland, brother and devoted caregiver Merlin Selman. She was preceded in death by a son Harry Jesse Lightner and a son in law Dale Kempa. The family would like to say Thank you to “At Home Care for You” especially Kristy & Colleen for the care given to Arlene in the past months.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 pm February 2, 2013 from Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home with Deacon Gary Patelski presiding with burial in Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 am until time of services.
“We moved in next door to Arlene a few years ago .. she was friendly & helpful right from the start. We have always enjoyed seeing her out in her yard & cherished the stories she shared with us about the neighborhood. To her family, we offer our deepest sympathy... will miss her.”
— The Spencers
“I was Arlene's high school classmate, and am sad at her passing. Arlen, you have lost a sister and great friend. Please accept my deepest sympathy. 1128 Castellano Rd., SE Albuquerque, NM”
— Lois Wilson Stearns