Monday, April 9, 2018
Martha Ann (Matt) Mueller
Alfred, NY - Martha Ann (Matt) Mueller, Associate Librarian Emerita - 1934 – 2018 Long time Librarian Retiree Martha Mueller passed away on April 4, 2018. “Matt” as her friends knew her was a regular at many Alfred University functions and was a true Saxon supporter. She was an avid team trivia competitor and a supporter of all of the performing arts programs. She joined the NYS College of Ceramics on March 1, 1969 and retired on August 31, 1994. She was born and raised in Joplin, MO and graduated from the University of Missouri with a BS in Education and then received her MS in Library Science from the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon) in 1958. A world traveler, Matt visited over 20 foreign countries and all of the 48 lower states prior to joining the College of Ceramics. She brought with her an interesting mix of experiences having worked as a Junior HS English Teacher, a Researcher/Librarian for an investment-banking firm on Wall Street, and as a College Librarian. For two years, she lived and worked in Australia at the National Library of Australia in Canberra before returning to the United States and assuming a position as the Head of the Serial Department at the Kresge Library at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. She was predeceased by her sister Jeanne Lewin and had no other living relatives. At her request, no services are planned at this time.