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Shirley Mae Mattingly, 82, Waldorf
Shirley Mae Mattingly, 82, of Waldorf died Feb. 6, 2013, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown.
Born Oct. 15, 1930, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late John Clyde DeVinney and the late Mary Ruth Wagner DeVinney.
Mrs. Mattingly was appointed as a crossing guard on Aug. 22, 1960, for the Prince George’s County Police Department and served for 30 years. She served at Suitland Elementary, Shady Side, Crestview and Tayac, and was stationed at Temple Hills Road, Cedell and Allenwood. She received the Kay Ridgeway Trophy for Crossing Guard of the Year in September 1978. She was active in the PTA where her children attended school. She was a member of the Prince George’s Crossing Guard Association and served in the office of vice president. She was a member of the Crossing Guard Drill Team and took part in many parades and committees.
She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Waldorf, enjoyed bowling with the Prince George’s County Crossing Guards League and was a Sunshine Girl with the crossing guards, notifying members of births and deaths and other special events. She loved trips each summer to Ocean City.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul V. Mattingly Sr.; brothers, Joseph and Grant DeVinney; and sister, Marilyn F. Casey.
She is survived by her sons, Paul V. Jr. and his wife Mary Mattingly of White Plains and Steven J. and his wife Bambi Mattingly of Mechanicsville; daughters, Linda M. and her husband Hank Moulton of Mechanicsville and Shirley A. and her husband Dave Wells of Panama City, Fla.; sister, Carol A. Gardner of Washington, D.C.; granddaughters, Laura, Cheryl, Lauri, Jessica, Shirlann, Regina, Julie and Holly; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. with a wake service at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at Raymond Funeral Service, La Plata. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Feb. 15 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Waldorf. Monsignor William Parent will officiate. Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Feb. 26 at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham.
Pallbearers will be Reginald Nathaniel Scott III, Jon Schaumburg, Glenn D. DeVinney, James Willett and Bruce Muzzy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Southern Md. Office, PO Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646.
Arrangements are being handled by Raymond Funeral Service.