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Dorothy Mae Burkett Matinchek
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1937
Death: Sep. 25, 2011

Dorothy Mae Burkett Matinchek, 74, of 335 Oak Hill Drive, Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 25, 2011 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mae was born on March 31, 1937 in Middletown and was the daughter of the late John I and Ida F. Houser Burkett.

She was a member of the Riverside Chapel, Middletown and retired from Penn State Capitol Campus, Harrisburg, where she worked in the Housing Department.

Mae loved being a grandmother. She never missed a school or sports event of her grandchildren. She enjoyed dancing, shopping, TV westerns, movies and Middletown Blue Raiders Football.

In addition to her parents Mae was prceded in death by her step-father, Bernard J. McLaughlin; brothers, John I Burkett Jr, and Raymond G. Burkett, sister Blanche R. Templin.

Mae is survived by her loving husband, James E. Matinchek; two daughters, Lisa Mae Diffenderfer Wilkinson and Beth Ann Diffenderfer Feltenberger both of Middletown; two sons, Anthony Herbert Matinchek and wife Amy of Pawley's Island, SC, and John Edwin Diffenderfer of Middletown; two sisters, Audra E. Goodwin of Middletown and Gloria J. Tittiger of Chambers Hill; three granddaughters, Alicia Marie Matinchek, Jenna Mae Wilkinson and Caitlin Rahn Feltenberger; one grandson, Christian Conley Matinchek; and many nieces and nephews.

A tribute to Mae's life will be on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown with her nephew, Rev. Robert L. Strauss officiating.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Viewing will be Thursday, September 29, 2011 from 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and Friday from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

[Patriot News - September 27, 2011] 
Middletown Cemetery
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Sep 26, 2011
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Dorothy Mae <i>Burkett</i> Matinchek
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Dorothy Mae <i>Burkett</i> Matinchek
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Penn State University - Harrisburg Campus in Middletown
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 Added: Sep. 26, 2011

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