Dennis C. Mattson
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AGE: 54 • Wilmington
Dennis C. Mattson, age 54, of Wilmington, went to be with the Angels on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Born in Coatesville, PA he was the son of the late Raymond "Whip"and Charlotte Mattson. Dennis was the son of the "Hubcap Man" and was also an auto mechanic and tow truck driver. He enjoyed repairing classic cars, fishing, camping, and long drives on Skyline Drive. Dennis was a family man who loved spending time with his family and had a very special love for his grandchildren. He and his wife of 30 years, Sheila, took pleasure in being "empty nesters" for the past few years. Dennis also had a special place in his heart for his dogs, Piglet, Suzie, King, and two who passed before him, Little dog and Trixie.
In addition to his wife, Sheila, Dennis is survived by his son, Joshua M. Mattson and girlfriend Heather; daughters, Kyra L. Megel and husband Kevin and Melissa A. Mattson and boyfriend John "Blitz"; grandchildren, Nathan, Lillian, and Jayden; brother, David B. Mattson and girlfriend Allison; sisters, Juanita Palopoli and husband Stephen and Kimberly Green and husband James; nieces, Kristin, Amanda, and Charlotte; and nephews, Bradley and Claude, "Jr".
A visitation will be held on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 1:30-3:00 pm at the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702. A memorial service celebrating Dennis' life will follow at 3:00 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mattson Grandchildren Education Fund at any TD Bank location. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.strano-feeley.com.
Strano & Feeley
Family Funeral Home
Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road
Newark, DE 19702
Published in The News Journal from Apr. 11 to Apr. 13, 2014