Gordon H. Mattson

MAYVILLE – Gordon H. Mattson, 75, of 20 Valley St., Mayville, died Saturday (April 20, 2013) at his home.

He was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Jamestown, the son of the late Merlin and Florence Bergman Mattson.

Gordy had worked at Ostrander’s Saw Mill in Frewsburg for 40 years.

He enjoyed watching birds, woodworking and horses. He loved his family.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Elbert Mattson; one daughter, Betty J. Hicks of Jamestown; three sons: William H. (Debra) Mattson of Frewsburg, Tom Mattson of Jamestown and Tim Mattson of Falconer; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Judy Nary of Jamestown; and one brother, Norman Mattson of Mayville.

He was preceded in death by five sisters: his twin Helen, Barbara, Sonja, Janice and Georgia; and two brothers: Roy and Merlin Jr.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville. The Rev. Cathy Smith, Hospice chaplain, will officiate. Burial will be in the Chautauqua Cemetery.