Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Angelina Mattera
Angelina L. Mattera, 89, of Princeton died Monday, October 22, 2018 at Penn Medicine at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro.
Born in Pettoranello di Molise, Italy she came here to the United States in 1943 at age 14 and settled in Princeton. She was a member of St. Paul’s Church. She was a seamstress for various shops, Prep Shop, Verbest Dry Cleaners, Gail Dry Cleaner, and Lux Dry Cleaner. Angelina was a devoted, loving wife and mother who protected everything she loved. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends. She had the soul of an angel and everyone that met her were touched by her kindness and love. A very faithful woman, she had an extreme faith of the Lord. She was a cancer survivor and fighter of various illnesses in her life
Daughter of the late Arturo and Marie (Rossi) Lise wife of the late Giovanni Mattera, sister of the late Alex Lise, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sylvana and David Acolia, 4 sons and daughters-in-law Joseph and Debbie, John M. and Marie, Anthony R. and Rose, Mario S. and Coleen, her twin sister Clara Sferra, a sister-in-law Olympia Lise, 7 grandchildren Jolene and husband Marty Manion, Theresa Mattera, Anthony and wife Sarah Mattera, Nicholas Mattera, Michael Mattera, Daniel Mattera and Grace Mattera, 4 great grandchildren Johnny Millard, Liliana Mattera, Gabrielle Mattera, Jacob Mattera, her grand dogs Bingo and Buddy and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 PM Sunday, October 28, 2018 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton.
The Funeral will be held at 9:00 AM Monday, October 29, 2018 at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Monday at St. Paul’s Church, 216 Nassau St., Princeton.
Burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Angelina’s memory to Fox Chase Cancer Center.
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