JOSEPH E. MATTINGLY, 89, of Venice, Fla., passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. He was born Aug. 13, 1924 in Evansville, Ind. After high school he married the love of his life, Pat Koorsen. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II
. They raised their five children in Fort Wayne, where he was employed by Perfection Biscuit Company for 35 years. He retired to Venice, Fla. where he enjoyed golf and ballroom dancing. He was a loving father to Eileen (Jim) Oberlin, John Mattingly (Rhoda Bramley), Joseph (Thomai) Mattingly, Marilyn (Gary) Lee, Patty Wofford; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years. A celebration of his life is 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Venice, Fla. Arrangements by National Cremation Society in Port Charlotte, Florida.