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Helen Mary Matthew, 81, formerly of Wyomissing, died July 28 at 5:10 a.m. in Phoebe Berks Health Care Center Inc., Wernersville. She had been a resident at Phoebe Berks Village since 2001. Born in West Reading, she was a daughter of Alvin and Stella (Holzman) Wenrich. Matthew was owner-operator of Marion House Hotel, Stouchsburg, for more than 25 years, retiring in 1970. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg. Matthew was a graduate of Marion Township High School. She is survived by a son, Dean L., Temple; and two daughters, Dianne M. (Matthew) Tomaszewski, Sinking Spring, and Derise { OK } A. Matthew, Denver, Lancaster County. She was predeceased by a son, Dennis R. Matthew, in 2001. There are also two grandsons. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in Phoebe Berks Village Chapel. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Stouchsburg. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to American Cancer Society, 498 Bellevue Ave., Reading, PA 19605 or American Heart Assoc., 25 Stevens Ave., West Lawn, PA 19609.

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