Mildred “Mim” (Benfield) Matz, 72, of Boyertown, wife of the late James I. Matz, passed away on Friday at home with her family by her side.
Born in Washington, Twp., Berks Co., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Estella (Bartholomew) Benfield.
Surviving are her daughters Linda Nugent of Northlake, IL., Lori Mauger of Boyertown and Lisa Hamm of Sassamansville; her brother Charles Benfield of Barto; 8 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her son Daniel Matz, 2 sisters and a brother.
Mildred attended Calvary United Church of Christ in Barto. She was a loving mother who enjoyed cooking, needle crafts and spending time with her grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, 10:30AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville. Burial will follow in Union Niantic Cemetery. Friends will be received on Monday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mildred’s name to the American Heart Association, 625 W. Ridge Pike, Building A, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428.