Obituaries

Noel Matteson

June 17, 1932 - December 3, 2017

Age 85, of Varysburg, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on December 3, 2017.

He was born June 17, 1932 in Bennington, NY, son of the late Jenison and Alice Spink Matteson. Noel worked for many years as an operating engineer for the Local #17 in Buffalo, NY and also served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He served on the U.S. Taconic as a radarman in the ā€œVā€ Division.

Noel enjoyed motorcycle rides with his late wife, Mary McElwain Matteson who passed in 2013 after nearly 60 years of marriage. He also liked tinkering with his ham radio and repairing and rebuilding computers.

Predeceased along with his wife is his son, Steven Matteson; his brother, Richard Spink and his sisters, Thelma Reiter and Shirley Wright.

Noel is survived by his sons, Thomas (Donna) Matteson of Kent, Frank (Dawn) Matteson of Varysburg, Matthew (Patti) Matteson of Cowlesville, and Benjamin Matteson of Varysburg; his daughters, Kathy (Ralph) Beck of Bliss, Paula (Jon) Postloff of Columbia, SC, Marianne (Michael) Peryea of Saranac, Laurie (Mark) Cunningham of Hunt, Noelle (Fletcher) Royce of Varysburg, Wendy Hulme of Hunt, Janette (Joe) Glaus of Attica; his brothers, Tracy (Bernadine) Matteson of Bennington, Grant Matteson of Attica; his sister, Jeanette (Melburn) Parmeter of Varysburg; many grandchildren and great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and 1 great great grandchild.

A celebration of life will be held privately by the family at a later date. Arrangements are being completed by Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, Warsaw.

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Dec 11.17 from Cyndy Mattia:
Dear Tom & family,

I was sorry to hear of your father's passing. May your memories and faith see you through this difficult time.

Cyndy

Dec 8.17 from Daniel W. Spink:
Dear Family of Noel Matteson,
I've not been in touch with the Mattesons in quite a few years with the exception of some on Facebook. I fondly remember when I was quite young, maybe 8 or so when Noel took me for a short motorcycle ride from his Mom's home, my A. Alice. I'm now 68 so would have been in about 1957 or so. Noel and I are first cousins. I being the son of Harold and Ruth Spink. Harold was Alice Spink Matteson's brother. May fond memories be of some comfort for you during this difficult time. There are no words to express the loss of a parent. Only gratitude for the efforts it takes to raise up a child to become an good adult. That is his tribute. Take care and hugs to you all from Port Orange, FL.ā™„

Dec 8.17 from Rick Kibler:
My sincere condolences to the Matteson family.

Dec 7.17 from Ken Wisz:
My condolences to Mark & Laurie & family. May he Rest In Peace