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Rosalie K. Matako


Rosalie K. Matako, 96, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 23, at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. 

 She was born in Cumbola, Pa. on September 23, 1917 and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Florence Krouse Kotula.

 She was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown. 

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Michael Matako who passed away in January 1985, three brothers Anthony, John, and Clemens Kotula, one sister Martha Kotula, and one sister-in-law Anna M. Tulli.

 She is survived by her daughter Roslyn M. Hurley of Elizabethtown; two sons Richael, husband of Nancy Matako of Elizabethtown, and Rodric S. Matako of Middletown; two brothers Bernard Kotula of Baltimore, Md., and Henry Kotula of Pottsville; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

 Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday at her church, with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant. 

 Burial was in Middletown Cemetery.

 Arrangements by Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Middletown. 

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