O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Ruth M. Matteson

Ruth M. Matteson, 87, of Ellicottville, NY died Thursday evening, September 16, 2021 at The Pines Health & Rehab, Olean, NY following a short illness.

Born October 27, 1933 in Limestone, NY, she was the daughter of the late David and Elsie Mahle Bowley. She was married on November 25, 1949 to James Matteson, who predeceased her in 2016.

Ruth had been employed with Bush Industries for over 27 years. She was also employed with the former Puritan Restaurant and Parkview Supermarket.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and doing crossword puzzles. She loved flowers.

Surviving are: two daughters, Julie (Clair) Kyler, Great Valley, NY, Marilyn (Frank) Hughes, Little Valley, NY; seven grandchildren, Heather Rockwell, NC, Jaelyn Rockwell, Timothy Rockwell, Darin (Carrie) Fidurko, Nicholas (Kim) Hughes, all of Salamanca, NY, Raymond (Michelle) Hughes, Samantha Hughes, both of Little Valley, NY; eight great-grandchildren, Brooke Smith, NC, Ireland Fidurko, Logan Fidurko, Carter Hughes, Cole Hughes, all of Salamanca, NY, Shay Hughes, Layne Hughes, Dominic Tegler, all of Little Valley, NY; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Wayne Bowley, and a sister, Ada Metzger.

A memorial service will be held at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Michael Lonto officiating.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.