Evelyn Pittinger Mateer, 85, Manheim VFW Auxiliary member, enjoyed bowling, playing with her grandkids

By on April 13, 2016

Evelyn Pittinger Mateer, 85, formerly of Manheim and Mount Gretna, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016, at Manor Care,

Born in Lebanon County, she was the daughter of the late William Tilden Sr. and Annie K. Lehman Weaber. She was the wife of the late James R. Mateer, who died in 2011; and her first husband, the late Wilbur S. Pittinger, who died in 1982.

Evelyn was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manheim, and the Manheim VFW Auxiliary Post No. 5956. She was a former member of the Manheim Women’s Bowling League and Stiegel Stockers. Her interests included cross-stitching, reading, puzzles and she enjoyed playing games with her grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters: Linda, wife of Wayne Bretz; Lisa, wife of Mitchell Shaw, both of Manheim; a son: Kerry, husband of Mirna Pittinger, of Albuquerque, N.M.; step-son: Keith, husband of Bonnie Mateer, of Manheim; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Carl Weaber; W. Thomas, husband of Nancy Weaber, both of Lebanon; and two sisters, Arlene Sites of Lebanon, and Betty Yohn of Palmyra.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers.

Services were held April 13 at Buch Funeral Home, Manheim. Interment was in Hernley Mennonite Cemetery, Rapho Township.

Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Evelyn’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, had charge of the arrangements.

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