Mattingly, Hilda Marie
Birth: Thursday, November 06, 1919 in Hermanville, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the age of 96
Laid to Rest: Thursday, February 18, 2016 in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Compton, Maryland
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Hilda Marie (Watts) Mattingly 96 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on February 13, 2016. Born on November 6, 1919 in Hermanville, MD she was the daughter of the late Myrtle Ruth (Taylor) Watts and James Sherman Watts. Hilda was preceded in death by her husband William Jennings "Bones" Mattingly whom she married on March 1, 1935 in St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Ridge Md.
Hilda is survived by her children: Shirley M. Nickerson (Deacon Bill) of Compton, MD, William J. "Bill" Mattingly (Flossie) of Warrenton, VA, Martha Fischer of Hollywood, MD, Allen Mattingly (Sharon) of Leonardtown, MD, Sharon Connelly (Johnny) of Leonardtown, MD, Brenda Garber (Deacon George) of Elizabethville, PA, Linda Pistachio (Sal) of Mechanicsville, MD, Dennis Mattingly (Debbie) of Leonardtown, MD, Gloria Turbyne (Jeff) of Hollywood, MD, Deborah Majkut (Dan) of Virginia Beach, VA, Roy Mattingly of Hollywood, MD, John Mattingly of Solomon's, MD, Theresa Mayor (Jimmy) of Hollywood, MD, Anna Brainthwaite of Hollywood, MD, Mary Carol Gisoldi (Joe) of Hollywood, MD, Leona (Mike) Butler of Leonardtown, MD, 61 Grandchildren, 104 Great-Grandchildren and several Great-Great Grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Hilda was preceded in death by her children: Joseph Dale Mattingly, Joan Elizabeth Lehman and Norman Kenneth Mattingly.
Hilda was a lifelong St. Mary's County resident and attended Great Mills High School. She was a Supervisor of Unit Clerks at St. Mary's Hospital for 28 years, retiring on May 22, 1996. Hilda enjoyed making quilts, Pool League and being around her family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM with Prayers recited at 7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:30 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church with Fr. Tom Crowley Officiating and Deacon Bill Nickerson and Deacon George Garber Co-Officiating. Burial will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Compton, MD.
Pallbearers will be Mike Butler, Jeff Turbyne, James Mayor, John Connelly, Allen Mattingly and Keith Mayle. Contributions may be made to the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, St. Francis Xavier Church and/or Hospice House of St. Mary's. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.