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Cindy Ann Duffer Matern
  • Caroline Humane Society
    P.O. Box 75
    Ruther Glen, VA 22546
  • Fredericksburg Regional SPCA
    10819 Courthouse Rd
    Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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“To Cindy's family & colleagues: My condolences to you all- Her company found me employment several times which I was very grateful. She was a special...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Dee Damjan - Stafford, VA

“Family and friends, I know that this is a very difficult time. It's never easy to lose someone you love but the Bible promises us at John 5:28,29...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Margot

“Hey big C...love you more. Gary ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: Gary - Ruther Glen, HI

“Blair, Ginni and Family: Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I know you will cherish the memories and...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Clyde and Donna Garland - VA

“Kris, Ginni, Brandon and family, I am so sorry to hear about Cindy's passing. Cindy taught me how to swim years ago at Curtis Park, then helped me...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Stephanie (Strader) Carneal - VA

“Cindy was a very kind, generous, giving, and loving human being. I will never forget how she created a position for me in order for me to work after...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Bryant Champagne - Ruther Glen, VA

“Kris & Ginni,I am so very sorry for your loss. Though it has been many years since you were at North Stafford High School, I still remember the...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Margaret Lowry - Stafford, VA

“To Cindy's Family, Friends and Loved Ones, I am so deeply sorry for your loss and pray that happy memories of Cindy's life and her impact on you will...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Sandy Sell - Milwaukee, WI

“Cindy missing you rest in peace ”
9 of 26 | Posted by: Harold jackson - Ruther glen, VA

“My deepest condolences to Cindy's family. My husband and I bought a camper last year next to Cindy at Greys Point Camp. She and Bud were hilarious...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Suzi Kesler - Quinton, VA

“Kris, Ginni and BrandonYour Mom was not only my boss but also my friend. When I joined her with STAT Employment in 2001 little did I know the impact...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Teresa West - Ruther Glen, VA

“You will be missed, your humor and warmth ans support. The family has my condolences she wob't be forgotten. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Robert - Fredericksburg, VA

“Although I never met Cindy, I feel that I know her as we worked via phone on staffing needs. I found her to be a warm, caring person with a great...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Bobby Anderson - Fredericksburg, VA

“My deepest condolences to the Duffer and Matern family. I remember Cindy with great fondness, she was always so energetic and positive. My thoughts...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Stinnette psimas - GA

“Kris, Ginni, Bro, Jeanne, and Mike, My deepest, heartfelt sympathies go out to each of you. Cindy was a special woman who touched the lives of many,...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Patricia St. Clair - VA

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Cindy's family. She was such a kind person and full of fun. Cindy was our neighbor at Grey's Pt on the river. I...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Terry Lee Smith - Kilmarnock, VA

“To The Matern/Duffer Family,I am so sorry to hear of Cindy's passing. She was such an incredible woman; the absolutely definition of "Larger than...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Melissa Giordano - Centreville, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a vibrant person and I always enjoyed talking to her. ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Melissa Klanecky

“Kris, Ginni, Brandon and Family So sorry to hear of the passing of Cindy. She was a great person. We had some great time together when you all...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Gloria & Rich Graham - Stafford, VA

“Cindy was larger than life itself, and it's hard to imagine this world without her. I will always remember her for concern for others, generous heart...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Jenifer Berry - Bealeton, VA

“Cindy was a great friend. I worked with her and Ann at Stat Temps for many years. She was one of the mist caring and giving person I have ever known....Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Betty Frizzell - Beaverdam, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cindy was a wonderful person and will be missed. All the best Mike and Jeanne. ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: ward phillips - powhatan, VA

“Kris, Ginni, Brandon and Family - So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. My family and I have known your family for along time. We meet when...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Cynthia Graham-Monroe - Stafford, VA

“Kris, Jenny, and Brandon, May the memories of all of the wonderful years with Cindy ease the pain of her loss. The loss of a mother is extremely...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Bev Woodson - Ruther Glen, VA

“Cindy was truly a delight to know. My experience with her mostly dealt with her passion for animal causes and her time working with the...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Ryland Payne - Fredericksburg, VA

“I was totally amazed at Cindy's total open honesty and her love for life !!!!! I feel very privileged to have gotten to know this beautiful person...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Bob Blanton - Henrico, VA


Cindy Ann Duffer Matern

Cindy, 57 years young, passed away March 27, 2015, at her home in Ladysmith, Virginia.

She was born in Sandston, Virginia and graduated from Midlothian High School in 1975. She moved to the Stafford area in 1981 where she began her career as the Aquatics Director with the County of Stafford Parks and Recreation. Through her 12 year career as the Aquatics Director she will be fondly remembered for teaching swimming lessons to the area's youth, with whom she regularly crossed paths for years. Cindy's strong work ethic and passion for teaching our area's youth set the tone for future parks and recreation developments. In 1993, Cindy joined her mother and business leader, Ann Duffer, to open Stat Employment staffing agency in Fredericksburg.

She soon realized her life's calling of helping the community in which she lives and works by assisting local businesses with affordable, quality staffing solutions and providing area residents the opportunity to work for our community's leading employers. In 2006, Cindy furthered her professional ambitions by opening her own staffing firm, At Once Staffing, Inc., where she continued to provide a superior customer service experience to local businesses and supportive environment for area workers to be gainfully employed in our community. Whether volunteering her time or providing financial assistance, Cindy continuously responded to the needs in the greater Fredericksburg area. She regularly sponsored events and donated to local organizations such as Goodwill Industries, Habitat for Humanity, Fredericksburg SPCA, Caroline County SPCA, and various local schools and area residents who have experienced "hard times". She has served on the Board of Directors for the Caroline Chamber of Commerce and Fredericksburg SPCA. Cindy was
a member of the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce and a former member of many Stafford area civic organizations.

When Cindy wasn't building her career, she spent the rest of her time doing what she loved spending time with her friends and family. An avid boater and fisherman, you could regularly see Cindy on the water or making new memories with her most recent pastime her granddaughters. Cindy's funloving, generous spirit is infectious and exciting and she will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her children, Kris Montgomery (Bill), Ginni Mastin (Blair), Brandon Matern (Rachael); significant other, Bud Keen; her brother, Mike Duffer, and sister, Jeanne Shephard (Steven); her stepmother, Patricia Duffer; her nephew, McKinley Duffer, and niece, Rosalie Duffer; her dogs, Kramer and Deebo; and her four grandchildren, Ashley, Emma, Claire and Ava.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm on Thursday, April 2 at Storke Funeral Home, 111 South Main St, Bowling Green. The memorial service for Cindy will be held at 2pm on Friday, April 3 at Wright's Chapel United Methodist Church, 8063 Ladysmith Rd, Ruther Glen. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Fredericksburg SPCA, 10819 Courthouse Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22408 or Caroline County Humane Society, P.O. Box 75, Ruther Glen, VA 22546.