Ida-May Mattson, 75

Oct 9, 2018

Ida-May A. Mattson, 75, of Buzzards Bay died Sunday, Oct. 7 at her home after a long illness.  She was the wife of Allen H. Mattson.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Eleanor (Halpin) DeVoursney.  A previous resident of Holbrook, she also lived in Bridgewater and Wareham before moving to Buzzards Bay. Mrs. Mattson was a homemaker.

While in Holbrook, along with her husband, she was a youth advisor for the Methodist Youth Fellowship.  She also provided a foster home for many children.

After her husband’s retirement, they spent 9 years traveling throughout the country by recreational vehicle.

Survivors include her husband Allen H. Mattson; her sons, David Mattson of East Taunton and CSM Robert Mattson, USA of Ft. Polk, LA; her daughter, Christine Hebert of East Taunton, 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Cedar Knoll Cemetery, East Taunton. Visiting hours will be Monday, Oct. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations in her memory may be made to American Diabetes Assoc., 260 Cochituate Rd., #200, Framingham, MA 01701 OR Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 72 River Park St., Suite 202, Needham, MA 02494.  For directions and on-line guestbook visit: