Arnold, “Arnie” Earnest Mattes 76, of Clairton, formerly of Jefferson Borough passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh. Arnold was born in McKeesport on May 13, 1943 to the late Viola Edwards and Edward, Mattes. Arnold is survived by his son Lance (Judy) Mattes of Bethel park and his granddaughter Ashley Mattes. He is also survived by his two sisters Donna Kettish of Orlando Florida and Karen (Jeff) Dowd of Orlando Florida. He was a member of the Masons in Pleasant Hills at the F&AM lodge, the Syria Shrine, and he also attended the Lebanon Presbyterian Church. Arnold was a Project Engineer at the local #5 where he was employed for most of his life. One of his favorite things to do in his down time was listen to oldies music. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday March 4, 2020 from 2-4pm, and 6-8pm at the S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday March 5, 2020 at 11am to be followed by interment at the Lebanon Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Syria Shrine at 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick PA, 15024. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published March 02, 2020.