Matthew Watson

Funeral Director Life Celebrant & Pre Arrangement Specialist

Matthew Watson has served as a Funeral Director and Pre Arrangement Specialist at Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory for 10 years.

Born and raised in East Liverpool, he attended East Liverpool high and then graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2006 and Point Park University in 2007.

Matthew is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Ohio Embalmers Association and the Ohio Funeral Directors Association.

Matthew loves giving back to the community. He is a proud Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 41. He is a member of the Southern Columbiana County Chamber of Commerce, Elks Lodge 258, the Wellsville Sons of Italy #657, Wellsville Chamber of Commerce,  and the Wellsville Historical Society, where he was named trustee in 2013.

In 2013, he coordinated an event at the Wellsville River Museum to commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Batesville Casket Company created a replica of President Lincoln’s casket for display.

Matthew Co-Chaired the Morgan Raid Committee, which planned an event at the Wellsville River Museum honoring the 150th Anniversary of John Hunt Morgan’s Longest Raid.

He lives in East Liverpool with his three daughters. He was coached Youth Soccer and Volleyball. He enjoys playing the drums, backpacking, camping and cooking