September 21st, 2018
Elizabeth J. “Betty” Mattus, 89, of Wallingford passed away peacefully on September 19th at Crozer Keystone Hospice in Ridley Park. She was born in Chester as the last of 8 children of the late John and Nina Borgese. Betty graduated from Immaculate Heart Girls High School where she gained a strong faith and secretarial skills. In 1949 Betty married John Mattus and raised 5 children; Thomas (Rita) Mattus, John (Libby) Mattus, the late Martin (Lynn) Mattus, Mary (Mike) Rash, and Judy (Jeff) Cabanaw. Betty was a 3rd order Dominican Nun as well as a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, acting as treasurer and secretary for two decades. She was also a founding member of Our Lady of Charity Parish. Betty loved her 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Her funeral mass will be held on Monday, September 24th at 10am at Our Lady of Charity Church in Brookhaven. Friends and family are invited to her viewing from 9-10am in church. Burial will follow in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. Donations in her name can be made to Our Lady of Charity Church, 231 Upland Rd., Brookhaven, PA 19015. Online condolences can be sent through www.jwardfuneralhome.com