WINCHENDON – Marcia E. (Smith) Mattos, 77, formerly of 85 Woodlawn Street, died peacefully Wednesday evening, October 13, 2021 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, with her family at her side.
She was born in Fitchburg on December 9, 1943, daughter of the late Marcus Smith and Violet (Yelle) Smith Rolf and attended Fitchburg High School. She had been a resident of Winchendon for many years until moving to Gardner three years ago.
Marcia worked as a certified nursing assistant for 35 years at Fitchburg Healthcare until her retirement. She will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Her husband of 48 years, William H. Mattos, died in 2011. She leaves three daughters, Penny McMullan and her husband Mark of Brunswick, GA, Gayle Mezzanotti and her husband William of Ashburnham and Kimberly Mattos and her companion Gary Page of Gardner; one son, William J. Mattos and his wife Lois of Shirley; seven grandchildren, Cassie Moore and her husband Dan, Sarah Mezzanotti, Tiffany McKenna and her husband Bill, Chad McMullan, Jennie Kiriakos and her husband Mike, Briana Cormier and husband Jeremy and Adam Boulanger and wife Alyssa; 17 great grandchildren; two brothers, Marcus Smith Jr of Gardner and Edison Smith of CT; two sisters, Joan Stone of TN and Vivian Vuerich of Erving, MA and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Marcia was preceded in death by a brother John Smith.
Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.