Doris T. Ma­tu­san of Coatesville

1923-2016

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Doris T. Ma­tu­san, 92, died on Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 19, 2016 at Brandy­wine Hos­pi­tal.

Born in Coatesville, she was the daugh­ter of the late Wil­liam and Anna Belle Pfitzen­meyer Thomas. Doris was the wife of the late Michael R. Ma­tu­san who died in 1973.

She was a mem­ber of St. Joseph Church and the for­mer St. Ce­cilia Church, Coatesville.

She was a grad­u­ate of S. Ho­race Scott Se­nior High School and Coatesville Hos­pi­tal School of Nurs­ing and trained with the Cadet Corps.

Doris’ life was ful­filled by her nurs­ing ca­reer, mar­ry­ing the love of her life, her chil­dren and grand­daugh­ter, and her re­li­gion and faith in God.

She was a mem­ber of the West End Fire Com­pany Aux­il­iary where she served meals.

She was a nurse at the Coatesville Hos­pi­tal, Coatesville VA Med­i­cal Cen­ter and for sev­eral lo­cal physi­cians.

Doris is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Cyn­thia Sim­mers and her hus­band Doug of Chris­tiana; one grand­daugh­ter Heather (nee Sal­mons) Newswanger and her hus­band John of Down­ing­town; and one sis­ter Geral­dine Cazz­illo.

In ad­di­tion to her hus­band, she was pre­de­ceased by her daugh­ter, Lynn Marie in 1983 and a brother, Wil­liam Thomas.

Doris’ Funeral Mass will be cel­e­brated Fri­day, Novem­ber 25, 2016 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph Church, 400 Charles Street, Coatesville with visi­ta­tion be­gin­ning at 10:00 am.

In­ter­ment will be in St. Ce­cilia Ceme­tery, Coatesville.

Memo­ri­als in Doris’ honor may be made to St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal, Me­mo­rial ID 10646247, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Mem­phis, TN 38148.

Ar­range­ments are be­ing han­dled by Wentz Funeral Home, Coatesville 610-3840318 To share on­line con­do­lences, please visit www. wentz­fu­ner­al­home.com

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