Matthews, George Owen- 81, Shelburne, passed away at home on June 7, 2019 with family by his side. Born in Shelburne he was a son of the late William and Sylvia (Saunders) Matthews. George was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. George worked at a number of places over the years including Cox’s Shipyard, Shelburne Marine and later years he was a self-employed house painter. He was very involved in the Shelburne County Exhibition for many years as a committee member; his passion was the kiddie farm. He was an avid bowler of the Men’s and Mixed League until ill health prevented him from doing so any longer. He was a great Blue Jays fan, even up until the end. George is survived by sons, Eddie (Wendy); Mark (Mariya); daughters, Madeline (Sidney); Alison; Heather; grandchildren, Sarah (Jamie), Lynn, Cole, William and Chase; special nephew Bobby (Marjorie), great niece, Jessica (Patrick) and great-great nephew, Seth. He was predeceased by his wife, Gail and brother, Doug. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 11 from 7-9 pm in H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, Shelburne where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2 pm with Rev. Ed Trevors officiating. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Shelburne County Exhibition or Canadian Cancer Society. You may sign the guest book at:www.huskilson.net
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de George Owen Matthews February 19 1938 June 07 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Shelburne, Province: Nova Scotia