Donald Matthews (1937 - 2014)

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Donald Matthews, 77, died on June 1, 2014 at his residence in Wellsboro, PA.

He was the husband of Nancy Hackenberg, who he married September 13, 1980. Donald was born March 25, 1937, in Sigel PA, the son of the late Carl Leroy and Clara (McGarey) Matthews.

He was a graduate of Sigel High School, Class of 1955. Don graduated from Albright College, Reading, PA and United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH.

He retired in 1985 as a minister. He then worked for several years for the County of Tioga in the Assessment office, retiring in 2000.

He was a member of Wellsboro United Methodist Church and a former member of Wellsboro Men's Chorus.

In addition to his wife, Nancy, he is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and Jeffery Stahlman, and Rita and Michael Burns, all of Brookville, PA; granddaughter, Angela Stahlman; sister, SR Janet Newcome, Corpus Christi, TX; brother, Edward Matthews of Georgia; several nieces and nephews. Don was preceded in by his brother, Harry Lee Matthews in 2013.

Friends and family are invited to Donald's Life Celebration on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, "A Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral service, Sunday June 8, 2014, 2:00 PM at Wellsboro United Methodist Church, 36 Main Street, Wellsboro, with the Rev. Val Rommel and Rev. Glen Hallad, officiating. Burial in Paxtonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Donald's name to Samaritan House, 3 Morgan Terrace, Wellsboro, PA 16901 or Wellsboro United Methodist Church.

To share your fondest memories of Donald, visit www.lifecelebration.com
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Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd.
139 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
(570) 724-4637
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Published in The Jeffersonian Democrat from June 5 to June 11, 2014