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Joyce L. Mattingly

Joyce L. Mattingly Joyce L. Mattingly

Joyce L. Mattingly, 84, Laconia, Ind., passed away at her home Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.

She was born Nov. 2, 1936, in Corydon, Ind., the daughter of Willie and Eva Fulkerson Kitterman.

She was co-owner and operator, along with her husband, of Jo-Lar Pet Shop in New Albany, Ind. She loved gardening and canning and was a wonderful seamstress among many other talents. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Juanita Combs, Rosalie Hoback and Kathy Kitterman; and brothers, Dale, Randall and Anthony Kitterman.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Mattingly of Laconia; son, Trevor Mattingly (Elizabeth) of Elizabeth, Ind.; daughters, Anna Lawton (Gayle) of Corydon and Tiena Haag (Michael) of Prospect, Ky.; brothers, Leland Kitterman (Wanda) and Kevin Kitterman (Barbara), both of Corydon, William Kitterman (Bernice) of New Albany and Gary Kitterman (Betty) of Summerville, Ga.; a sister, Vivian McCulloch of New Albany; sister-in-law, Vicki Kitterman of Corydon; grandchildren, Nathan Lawton (Tiffany) and Nick Lawton (Kayla), both of Corydon, Drake Mattingly of Elizabeth and Diane Haag of Louisville, Ky.; and great-grandchildren, Edward Haag of Prospect, Ky., and Charlotte and Adeline Lawton, both of Corydon.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon. Father Kyle Rodden will be the celebrant. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Corydon.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, and on Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

The Mattingly family requests that masks be worn while at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either St. Jude Children’s Hospital at Memorials Processing, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at or mail to 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhatten Beach, CA 90266.