Seth Adam Mattson

April 13, 1981 - August 25, 2007
Seth Adam Mattson

Seth Adam Mattson, 26 year old resident of the Bottom in downtown Wilmington, died Saturday, August 25, 2007 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born on April 13, 1981 and grew up in Newburyport, MA. He attended Brewster Academy and High Point University. He was an employee of the Red Cross, and was currently enrolled at Cape Fear Community College. An avid sports fan and supporter of historic preservation, Seth loved basketball, swimming, boating, weight-lifting, playing with his niece, and architecture. He was frugal and had a dry sense of humor and fresh honesty.

He is deeply loved and will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and those he touched along the way. He is survived by his parents, Bonnie Mattson and Greg Mattson, his sister, Tiffany, brother-in-law Ben, and niece Isabella Erichsen, his fiancé Bessi Tarrants and their dog Grundle, all of Wilmington. Other family include his Aunt Carole and Uncle Rob Berley of Media, PA, his cousins Ryan and Eric Berley of Philadelphia; and also Uncle Steven, Aunt Maddy, and Carly Mattson of Lyme, CT.
A celebration of his life will be held at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship 4313 Lake Avenue 1:00 PM Tuesday August 28, 2007.

Memorials may be made to the Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross in lieu of flowers. 1102 S. 16th Street Wilmington, NC 28401

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone 910.791.9099

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  • August 27, 2007
    Toni says:
    Tiffany and all of Seth's loved ones, we are so sad to hear of your loss. We are thinking about you at this difficult time and wish we could be there to do more. You're in our hearts and prayers. Love, Toni, Mat & Alex

  • August 27, 2007
    Margaret Pike says:
    My deepest Sympathy to all of you. Seth was a sweet, caring, kind person who always had a smile. I am in such shock and desperatly wish I could be there with you now and for the service. All my love and prayers, Margaret