Gail Ann (Secord) Mattingly, 74, wife of 41 years to Carroll L. “Matt” Mattingly of Pottstown, passed away on Tuesday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of Grace (Creswell) Secord, and the late Wallace Secord.
She was a graduate of Pottstown High School, and a member of the Eastern Star Chapter # 338 of Pottstown. Gail was a homemaker whose greatest enjoyment in life was taking care of her family and her home.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is also survived by her sons; Brian Varhelyi, husband of Karen, of Burlington, N.J., and Thomas Mattingly, of Pottstown, her granddaughter; Caitlin Mattingly, of Pottstown, and her step-children; Sandi Mattingly, of Spring City, and Patrick Mattingly, of California. In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by her sister; the late Yvette Roup, and her brother; the late David Secord.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Friday at 2:00 PM with Dr. J. Max Creswell officiating, at the First Presbyterian Church, 750 N. Evans Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464, and to her Visitation on Friday afternoon from 1:00-1:45 PM at the church. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown.
Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard, Phila., Pa., 19104.