Obituaries » Henrietta “Cookie” Matticks
April 22, 1942 - June 10, 2020
Service Date: June 13, 2020
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 1 pm in St. Ann’s Basilica, West Scranton. A private viewing will be held for the family.
Henrietta “Cookie” Matticks, 78 of West Scranton, passed Wednesday morning surrounded by family at home, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Robert S. Matticks who died in 2013. The couple had been married 53 years at the time of his passing. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Beatrice Hallett. Cookie was a 1960 graduate of Taylor High School, a member of St. Ann’s Basilica Parish and was a receptionist for WYOU until her retirement. She is survived by two sons, Gregory Matticks (Margo), Old Forge, Christopher Matticks, (Lisa) Tobyhanna, three daughters; Charlene Novembrino (Rick), Florida, Kimberly Matticks (fiancée Bridget Morrissey), Florida, Stacey Bouton (Brian), Scranton. 10 grandchildren; Jason and Mallory Matticks, Amanda Matticks (fiancée Sean McLafferty) Mallory and Kaitlin Matticks, Carli Vizak (Dan), Nicole Novembrino, Ashley Matticks, Beyonce Blasko, Conor Bouton. Eight great grandchildren; Areianna, Liam, Madison, Logan, Hannah, Keira, Everleigh and Abigail, and her sister, Ruth Dunston (William), Old Forge, nieces, nephews and cousins. Cookie loved family gatherings, especially with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Cookie enjoyed going to amusement parks to ride their rollercoasters and was considered to be the family daredevil. She was also a shopaholic.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 1 pm in St. Ann’s Basilica, West Scranton. A private viewing will be held for the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton.