Manager and Funeral Director
Matthew Watson is the manager of the MacLean Chapel. He is both a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. In addition, he holds certifications as a Preplanning Consultant. and Life Celebrant. He has been a member of our staff for the past 15 years. He is a graduate of East Liverpool High School, class of 2000, and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, class of 2006, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Point Park University in Environmental Health with a minor in Psychology. In 2012 he completed training offered by the Ohio Funeral Directors Association and became a Certified Pre-Planning Consultant. In March of 2018 he completed training to become a Certified Life Celebrant. Matthew is a proud Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 41. He is a member of Elks Lodge 258, Wellsville Sons of Italy and the Wellsville Historical Society, having served as a trustee. In 2015 Matthew helped to secure a grant funds to renovate the River Museum. Matthew has coordinated events at the Museum including the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War in 2012 and the Morgan Raid Anniversary in 2013. In 2016 Matthew was honored with the Rising Star Award by the Wellsville Chamber of Commerce. Matthew has been affiliated with the funeral homes for the past 14 years and looks forward to serving the community for many years to come.