Carrie L. Mattis

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Carrie L. Mattis, 91, of Pillow, died January 20, 2014, at the Mifflin Center, in Shillington.

She was born in Washington Twp. on May 11, 1922, a daughter of the late Mary Ellen (Lenker) Gotshall and the late Earl W. Gotshall.

She was the wife of the late Paul Mattis.

She was a member of Salem Zion Church, Pillow.

Carrie is survived by her daughter, Minta and husband Charles Heinly of Mohnton; three grandchildren, Paige Heinly of Pittsburgh, Nathan and Talia Heinly both of Mohnton; also by two nieces, Marilyn and Kara Shiffer of Carlisle.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; two sisters, Phyllis Shiffer, and Lorraine Gotshall, and by one nephew, Robert Shiffer Jr.

Services were held Saturday, Jan. 25, at the James A. Reed Funeral Home, Pillow, with the Rev. Curtis Zemencik officiating. Interment was in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Salem Zion Church, PO Box 116, Pillow, PA 17080.

James A. Reed Funeral Home, Pillow was in charge of the arrangements. To sign the on line guest book visit
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Published in The News Item on Jan. 30, 2014
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