First Posted: 8/24/2008
Mrs. Gerda I. Mattei , 74, of Duryea, passed away August 14, 2008, at her home.
Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Karl and Dina Heinz Heitkemper. She was educated in German schools. She was employed in the garment industry and by Golden Technologies, Duryea. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Duryea.
She was preceded in death by husband Leonard, who passed away May 15, 1990, and brother Gunter Heitkemper. Surviving are sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held August 19 in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea. Interment, parish cemetery, Duryea. Arrangements are by the Piontek Funeral Home, Duryea.