Catherine E. Matulnes

Nov. 8, 1928 – Jan. 5, 2018


Catherine E. Matulnes, 89, League City, Texas, formerly of Bedford, passed away peacefully on Friday at Tomball Regional Hospital in Tomball, Texas.

She was born in Coupon, daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth (Squashic) Waksmonski. On May 16, 1950, she married James Edward Matulnes in Altoona, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2015.

Surviving are two sons: Jeffrey J. Matulnes and wife, Patricia, of Magnolia, Texas, and Michael J. Matulnes and wife, Kae, of League City, Texas; three grandchildren: Bryan Matulnes of Dallas, Texas, Brent Matulnes of Houston, Texas, and Brittinee Christopher and husband, John, of League City, Texas; four great grandchildren: Taryn, Madyson, Gavyn and Luke Braedon; a brother, John Waksmonski of Altoona; and a sister, Anna Waksmonski Tiernan of Hollidaysburg.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Marie Holland; and two brothers-in-law: Bernie Holland and Deacon John Tiernan.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the departure for the Catholic Church today, Jan. 9, 2018, at Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, Bedford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Bedford, Father Richard Tomkosky celebrant. Burial will be at Bedford County Memorial Park.