Robert R. Mattern

Robert R. Mattern, 76, Elizabethville, died Thursday, Nov. 29, at The Manor at Susquehanna Village, Millersburg.

He was born February 18, 1936 in Hegins Twp., a son of the late Albert and Marion Koppenhaver Mattern.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Mattern.

He was a retired employee of Moyer Packing Co. and attended Hubley Twp. School.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Cessna Mattern; two sons, Robert Mattern Jr., Washington Twp. and David Mattern, Harleysville; two daughters: Norma Novinger, Camp Hill, Barbara Klinger, Gratz; three brothers, Daniel, Gerald, and Richard Mattern; three grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Riverview Memorial Gardens, Halifax, with Pastor Annette Y. Shutt officiating.

John R. Shultz Funeral Home, Lykens, was in charge of arrangements.

Published in The News Item on Dec. 13, 2012