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Obituary of Cecil Matt
Cecil J. Matt, 89, passed away peacefully at Aaron Manor in Chester Ct. on July 22 , 2022. Born in Syracuse, NY on April 4, 1933, she was the youngest daughter of the late Gordon Waller Jewett and D. Gladys Galbraith Jewett. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Charles J. Matt and her sister Nancy Seymour Jewett Parker. She lived in Manchester for 17 years before moving to Farmington in 1958. She attended Lauralton Hall in Milford Ct. for 11 years graduating from Manchester High School in 1951. After graduation she attended the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport and worked for many years as a dental hygienist at several dental practices in the Farmington and West Hartford areas. She was very active as a volunteer in several local organizations including, Meals on Wheels, and Services for the Elderly in Farmington and was a communicant and past president of the Women's Guild at St Patrick's Church in Farmington. She is survived by sons, Peter and his wife Kathleen of Allentown, PA, Paul and his wife Jody Parker-Matt of West Brookfield, MA, daughters Nancy Sutherland and her husband John of Sartell, MN, Janet Dunn and her husband Peter of Westbrook, CT, ten grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, two nieces, a nephew and a great nephew. Cecil felt truly blessed to have maintained loving relationships over the years with many Manchester High School and rug-hooking friends. There will be no calling hours. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St Patrick's Church 110 Main Street in Farmington on August 20, 2022 at 11:00 am. Burial at Riverside Cemetery will follow the liturgy. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to "Services for the Elderly" in Farmington.