George C. Matteson
unknown - April 14, 2013
George C. Matteson, 91, of Camillus, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at James Square Health & Rehabilitation Centre. Born in Utica on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1922, he was the son of William Seymour Matteson and Winifred Perkins Matteson. He was a graduate of Ithaca High School and Cornell with a degree in agricultural business.
George was an Army veteran of both WWII, during which time he met his future wife, and the Korean War. After retiring from Allstate Insurance, he was a longtime volunteer at Meals on Wheels, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Fairmount Community Church. He was also an active member of VFW and Camillus Historical Society.
George was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Brunner, on April 29, 2002; brother, Howard Matteson; and sisters, Anne Simmons and Olive Mack.
Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, G. Scott and Diane Matteson of Midlothian, Virginia; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jo and Ken "Shawn" Shauinger of Pinetop, Arizona; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends called from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, in Fairmount Community Church United Church of Christ with Rev. Gary E. Ferner officiating. George was laid to rest in the Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Camillus Historical Society, 4600 W. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13219 or to Fairmount Community Church United Church of Christ, 4801 W. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13219. Please share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.