Eugene Matte, 71

Eugene Matte, 71, formerly of Potter Street,  passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at the Eden Park Nursing Home in Rutland, Vt.

Born on Aug. 28, 1936 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Herman R. and Edith Mae (Webster) Matte.

Eugene attended Whitehall High School.  He was a former custodian at the Old School Apartments on Williams Street and the Notre Dame des Victoiries Church in Whitehall until he retired.

He enjoyed bowling at the Elks and playing basketball at the Recreational Center with his former classmates.

Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his sister, Dorothy.   

He is survived by one brother, Larry Matte and his wife, Rosemary of Ticonderoga and one sister, Billie Mae Matte of Whitehall and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins in Vermont.

A funeral service was held earlier in the week at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street in Whitehall. Rev. Roberta Proper, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Whitehall, officiated.

            Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Eugene’s name to the Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, NY 12887.

 

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Weekender – 09/23/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 09/23/16

Northshire Freepress – 09/23/16

North Country Freepress – 09/23/16

Torres fired, other coaches resign

mario-torres

By Krystle S. Morey An incident involving a cover-up of Granville football players smoking marijuana on school property has led […]

Sasquatch calling festival Saturday

Bigfoot 1

By Dan King You’ve heard of hog-calling contests at county fairs, but Whitehallers will be calling a much more exotic […]

Bessen to retire in January

bessen1-2

By Krystle S. Morey After more than 35 years as an educator, Mark Bessen has decided to put down his […]

Old church closes doors

presbyterian-church

By Dan King A small congregation of Presbyterians is currently without a full-time home. The First Presbyterian Church of Whitehall […]

Zumba event to benefit local girl

zumba3-copy

By Krystle S. Morey Like any other 9-year-old, Shaylah Shattuck loves reading books and listening to music, especially “Shoop” by […]

Classifieds 09/21/16

Weekender – 09/16/16

Lakes Classifieds – 09/16/16