MaryEllen Matus (nee Soltesz), 59, of Wyncote, PA, passed away Sunday May 9, 2021. Beloved wife of David B. Matus, loving mother to Katherine E. Matus and Peter D. Matus. She is also survived by her brother Peter Soltesz, and sister Patricia Soltesz Binkley.
Born to the late John and Ellen (Talak) Soltesz, she grew up in Wilmington, DE in early childhood and later Kennett Square, PA.
MaryEllen graduated with an Associate in science in Dental Hygiene from Temple University, Bachelor of science in Education from West Chester University; she taught and served as Acting Director of the School of Dental Hygiene at Temple University prior to the program’s closure.
MaryEllen served as a substitute teacher for Cheltenham School District and enjoyed bowling with the St. Luke’s bowling league for many years. MaryEllen found joy through gardening, reading and travel. Wed on June 27, 1987, to David B. Matus with whom she shared 33 years of marriage. Among her personal and professional accomplishments, she found great pride and fulfillment as a wife and raising her two children. She will be missed and loved by all those who knew her.
Relatives and friends are invited to MaryEllen’s Visitation Monday 5/17, 9am to 11am St. Luke the Evangelist RC Church. Her mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11am. Interment Ivy Hill Cemetery.