George Edward Mattey, 81, of Greensburg, died Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. He was born May 10, 1938 in Greensburg, a son of the late Edward and Anna (Baum) Mattey. Prior to retirement he had been employed by First National Bank and later by American General Insurance Company. He was a member of St. Paul Parish. George was a member of the church choir, a 1957 graduate of Greensburg High School and had been involved with Little League Softball in Carbon with his daughter Ish. George was a special person. His door was always open for family, friends and strangers and he never judged them. Many stayed in his home. He was a great cook and was known for his spaghetti sauce, homemade hot sausage, kobassi, salad and dressing. He loved to dance and taught many to dance. He was a great husband, father, pap and great pap. He was dearly loved by everyone who came in contact with him. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Jacquelyn Myers and Leolla Klym. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley Ann (Kistner) Mattey; a daughter, Shirley Ann “Ish” McCloy of Greensburg; a son, Edward G. Mattey of Ocala, FL; 2 granddaughters, Elise McCloy and companion Richard Sikora of Greensburg and Ericka Mough and husband Christopher of Mt. Pleasant; 3 great grandchildren, Aviana, McKena and Isaiah; 3 sisters, Edna Kistner and husband Robert of Greensburg, Laura Stromock and husband Harry of Export and Anna Lee Martin and husband Paul of Latrobe; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg. Prayers will begin at 9:30 AM Wednesday in the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass to be celebrated at 10 AM in St. Paul Parish, Greensburg. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery. The family would like to give special thanks to all the nurses and aides at Redstone Highlands for their special care of George. Also, to Redstone Hospice staff, especially to Drew for his music. www.bachafh.com
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