Melvin George Matheson
The passing of Melvin George Matheson, husband of Janet R. Fleet of
Utopia NB occurred peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St.
Stephen NB on December 30, 2019. Born in Bonny River NB on September
23, 1932, he was a son of the late George and Myrtle (Kinney)
Matheson. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather,
Melvin is survived by his wife: Janet Fleet of Utopia NB; children:
Cindy Kallar (Bob) of Saint John NB, Trudy Borthwick (John) of Bonny
River NB and Scott Matheson (Lisa) of Alberta; step-children: Kevin
Fleet (Kim) of Ontario, Timothy Fleet and Jamie Fleet both of Utopia
NB; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews
and cousins. In addition to his parents, Melvin was predeceased by his
first wife: Elizabeth Matheson; and his siblings: Kenneth Matheson,
William Matheson, James Matheson, Bernice Thompson, Joan Taylor and
Jean Campbell. Melvin was the last surviving member of his immediate
Prior to retirement, Melvin worked with the Bridge Crew for the
Department of Transportation. An avid outdoorsman, Melvin loved
hunting, being out in the woods and was known to enjoy one or two bass
tournaments in his day. He was a quiet man who enjoyed to be home in
the company of his family and friends. When able, he often challenged
his friends to a friendly game of darts. He was a member of the St.
George Baptist Church and Melvin will be missed greatly by his loving
family and many friends.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26
Portage Street, St. George NB. Resting at the St. George Baptist
Church, St. George NB with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
The service will be held from the church on Friday at 2:00 pm with
Rev. Jason Hooper officiating. The interment will take place in the
Second Falls Baptist Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers,
donations to the St. George & Area Food Bank would be greatly
appreciated by the family.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Melvin George Matheson 19322019..
Décès pour la Ville: St-George, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick