Billie Mae Matte, 68

Billie Mae Matte, 68, formerly of Potter Street, Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at the Northwood Health Rehabilitation Center in Troy.

Born on October 8, 1939 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Herman R and Edith Mae (Webster) Matte.

She attended Whitehall Central School and in her younger years, she would babysit.  Later she was a cleaner at the Old School House Apartments in Whitehall.  She enjoyed knitting for her friends and the Whitehall United Methodist Church.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by one sister, Dorothy and one brother, Eugene.

She is survived by one brother, Lawrence H. Matte and his wife, Rosemary of Ticonderoga and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service was conducted on Friday, Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. at Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall with Rev. Virginia S. Deyo, Pastor of the Whitehall United Methodist Church officiating.  Family and friends were invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to the time of service.

Interment followed in Greenmount Cemetery.

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