Jan A. Mattson

Jan A. Mattson Jan A. Mattson (nee Artons), aged 77, passed away in Chester County Hospital on Saturday, October 27, 2012, after a brief and sudden illness. Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, she was the daughter of William P. and Lois M. Artons. Jan spent her childhood in Southern New Jersey and was a graduate of Penns Grove High School and the Delaware Hospital School of Nursing. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert, and their children, Leslie Kitauchi of Orosi, California, Roselyn Maslow of Boston, Massachusetts, Gwen Check of North Wales, Pennsylvania, Amy Mattson of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and twelve grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Stacey Milliken. Jan enjoyed hosting specially-prepared dinners for her friends, taking great care in serving only the most select meals. She provided a haven for stray and rescue animals and her interest in gardening resulted in an ever-changing landscape about her home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 10th at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 109 E. Doe Run Road, Unionville, PA 19375, and the family will greet friends there beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be private at a later date. In her memory and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Large Animal Protection Society, P.O. Box 243, West Grove, PA 19390 or the Memorial Fund of St. Michael Lutheran Church. Auer Cremation Services of Pa., Inc.

Published in The Daily Local on Oct. 31, 2012