Mansfield University Mourns the Passing of Harolyn Matteson



Mansfield University mourns the loss of adjunct faculty member Harolyn Matteson. Mrs. Matteson passed away earlier this week as a result of injuries suffered in a tragic vehicle accident in Horseheads, NY. Harolyn’s husband Matt was also fatally injured in the accident. Harolyn was a part-time counselor in our university’s Counseling Center and a member of the Department of Academic and Human Development. She was also employed as a therapist at Southern Tier Counseling.

Family will receive friends at McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Monday, July 16, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:15 a.m., followed by an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Matteson Childrens Fund, c/o Chemung Canal Trust Company, Westside Branch, 628 W. Church Street, Elmira, NY, 14905.

A Go-Fund-Me has been set up for the Matteson children here.

The full obituary from Elmira Star-Gazette is available at this link.