Judith Ann (James) Matteson, age 76, of East Amherst, NY, formerly of Brocton, NY and Westfield, NY died Friday morning, March 8, 2019 at Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center in East Amherst following an extended illness.
Judith was born on November 5, 1942 in Jamestown NY, a daughter of the late Harvey and Jennie (Johnson) James. She had been a Chautauqua County Resident most all her life. On July 15, 1961 she married the love of her life, Keith F. Matteson in Falconer, NY; sadly, Mr. Matteson preceded her in death on August 10, 2013 after 52 years of marriage.
Judith had been employed by the Brocton Central School District in the Cafeteria for many years and had been the Secretary and Receptionist for her son’s Chiropractic Practice, Matteson Chiropractic in Lakewood, NY for over 10 years. Judith was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who supported her family in all of their endeavors. She was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed working in her yard and gardening. Judith also enjoyed playing Pinochle and Bridge with her friends, as well as dancing, especially the Jitterbug, when time would permit. In retirement, Judith and Keith enjoyed traveling and warmer climates.
Survivors include her two sons, Rodney (Debra) Matteson of Deltona, FL and Randy (Dr. Kristin) Matteson of Getzville, NY. Judith was the proud grandmother of, Travis, Samantha, Jessica, Rachel, Sydney , Carter, Owen, and Cyrus Matteson. She is further survived by her sister, Susan Johnson of New Port Richey, FL.
In addition to her parents and husband, Judith was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis James.
Friends may call on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY from 3 PM until 4 PM and are invited to attend the Memorial Services there at 4 PM. Burial will be private in Westfield Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 8820 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051.
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