Pauline D. (Polly) Mateer
Pauline D. "Polly" Mateer, 92, formerly of 61
E. Main Street, Leola, entered into rest on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Ephrata
Manor. Born in Sinking Spring, PA, she was the daughter of the late Roy and
Katie Stricker Daub. She was the loving
wife of the late J. Cameron Mateer, Jr., who died on February 14, 2009. Polly was retired from Manheim Twp. School
District where she was the School Food Service Director. She was a longtime
member of Zeltenreich United Church of Christ, New Holland. Polly was the head
cook for many years for Upper Leacock War Memorial Association; a member and
past Royal Matron of Lancaster Court #70 Order of the Amaranth; past member
ABWA Covered Bridge Charter Chapter where she was honored as Woman of the
Year. Polly enjoyed Wii bowling and
bocci as well as bingo and fellowship with her friends at Ephrata Manor.
The family would like to thank the staff and nurses of
Ephrata Manor who lovingly provided care for Polly. She loved them so much.
She will be lovingly missed by: her four children, Barbara Ellingsworth,
Warren, PA, Jack husband of Janet Lefever Mateer, Elizabethville, Bonnie wife
of Paul Neff, Brownstown, Beth wife of Edward Hinkle, Leola; six grandchildren,
Lisa (Dean) Huya, Lori Shilling, Col. John Cameron Mateer, IV (Kaylin Haywood), Paula (Brian)
Trump, Ryan (Cara) Neff, Abby (Graham) Elder; fourteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister,
The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Furman Home for Funerals, 59 W. Main Street, Leola. Friends may call one hour before the service at the funeral home. Interment: Zeltenreich Reformed Church Cemetery, New Holland.
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