Verna Mattimore

Verna M. Mattimore

1928 - 2019

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Mattimore, Verna M. (nee Blassey), age 91 of Hamburg, December 30, 2019. Wife of the late Joseph Mattimore MD. Mother of Anne Cronin, Mary Elizabeth Mattimore (Paul Perlman), Carolyn (Patrick) Kezele and Patricia (Evan) Lewis. Sister of Robert Blassey and the late Harold and Richard Blassey. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by granddaughter Natalie Lewis. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Bernadette RC Church, 5930 South Abbott Road, Orchard Park on Saturday, January 4 at 10:00 AM. No prior visitation. Burial in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hamburg. Mrs. Mattimore was a longtime Hamburg resident who also spent time over many years in Siesta Key, Florida. She graduated cum laude from D'Youville College with a B.A. in History, received the 2003 Delta Sigma Award and membership in the St. Marguerite D'Youville Honor Society, taught CCD at schools in the Southtowns and was a Third Order Carmelite. For many years she worked as a receptionist at WNY Pediatrics, where her husband was a founding member and also worked with him in the Pediatric Office at Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo, where he was Chief of Staff of Pediatrics for 34 years. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, singing in the choir at St. Bernadette's Church, gardening and attending Carmelite Monastery activities. Memorials may be made to Carmelite Monastery, 75 Carmel Road, Buffalo, New York 14214. Online guest register at
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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, January 04, 2020 10:00 AM