Roland Lebaron Matthews “The Friendly Electrician”, husband of Violet (Dickson) Matthews of Miramichi, passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the age of 81.
Born in Lyttleton, NB, he was the son of the late Wilmore and Jean (Hamilton) Matthews. He was a retired Electrician and a member of the Point Church.
Besides his wife Violet, he is survived by his daughters Beverley Schwartzel (David) of Vacaville California and Sandra Matthews of London Ontario; his son, Paul Matthews (Trish) of Dorchester; his sister, Linda Treadwell (Bill) of Miramichi; his brother Oliver Matthews (Rhoda) of Riverview; his grandchildren, Ryan Schwartzel of Sacramento California, Kristyn Escobedo of Sacramento California and Mitchell Matthews of Dorchester Ontario; his great grandchildren, Ella Escobedo, Kourtni-Violet Escobedo and Juliet Escobedo all of Sacramento California.
He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Alma Whitney, Eugenia Ford and brother Rodney Matthews.
At the request of the family there will be no visitation. A private family celebration of his life will be held Friday April 23 at 1 p.m. at The Point Church, with Pastor Kevin Matthews officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Point Church would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements are in the care of Davidson’s Funeral Home, 622-7464 and online at www.davidsonfh.com, your family-owned, family-operated Funeral Home.