Sylvester M. Mattes Jr

ELLSWORTH — Sylvester M. Mattes Jr., 76, died March 28, 2012, at Collier’s Rehabilitation and Living Center. He was born July 8, 1935, in Galveston, Texas, the son of Sylvester M. and Ada P. (Shaw) Mattes Sr. Sylvester was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Ellsworth.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Lottiemae M. (Durrett) Mattes; a daughter, Pamela Durrett and wife, Wendy, of Ellsworth; two sons, Daniel Pius and wife, Anita, of Mexico City, and Dale Thomas of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren, Jasmine and Rob Durrett, Daniela, Estephania, Dolores and Mae Mattes.

A Mass of Christian burial was held April 2, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 231 Main St., Ellsworth. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at

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