Alice E. Mattern, 74, of Guys Mills, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Meadville Medical Center. Alice was born in Hickernell, PA, on April 1, 1945, a daughter of the late Walter H. and Florence "Marie" (Powell) Payne. Alice worked as a machinist at Greenleaf, retiring after 40 years of employment. She loved to play bingo and go to the casinos. Alice was very active with family functions and gatherings and was very family orientated. She loved country music. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her daughter, Tammy Sue Mattern Thompson, her brother, Charles Payne, and her sister, Ruth Lemke. She is survived by four sons, Dana Mattern, of Guys Mills, PA, Douglas Mattern and his wife, Shelly, of Cambridge Springs, PA, Darrin Mattern, of Cochranton, PA, and Dennis Mattern and his wife, Cheryl, of Springboro, PA, two brothers, Francis Payne and his wife, Norma, of Conneautville, PA, and Milton Payne, and his wife, Ingrid, of Springboro, PA, her former husband, Richard "Dick" Mattern, of Cochranton, PA, an aunt, Harriet Trucco, of Meadville, PA, her mother-in-law, Genevieve Mattern, of Meadville, PA, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be held at the Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service there at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Albion Cemetery. To send flowers, light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit www.matterafuneralhome.com.
Published on August 14, 2019