Eileen J. Mattia, 80, of Ambridge, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 in Beaver Elder Care.
Born October 19, 1936 in Dearborn, MI, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Louise (Biancucci) Simoni. Eileen was a member of Good Samaritan Catholic Church in Ambridge. She was a true animal lover and enjoyed her years as an antique dealer.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of over sixty years, Richard C. Mattia (2016); her brother, Robert Simoni; and her sister, Clara Montini.
She is survived by her son, Rick Mattia of Ambridge; her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and James Malena of Monroeville; three grandchildren, Matt Magnone, and Elizabeth and Elena Palmer and their mother; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Simoni of Aliquippa and Lillian Pelesky of Washington; dear niece Donna; other nieces, Anna, Patty, Charlotte, Aimee, Lisa and Annette; nephews Robert, Ron; and Jim and the late David Montini and his son Dave.
She had many others who were like sons and daughters to her through the years who are too numerous to name, but held a special place in her heart.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6pm until the time of blessing service at 8pm in the Gabauer-Matter Funeral Home &Cremation Services Inc. 1133 Church St. Ambridge, www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com
Private interment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
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