David Matthews

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MATTHEWS
David B., 86, of Brielle, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2014, surrounded by the love of his family.
Born in Teaneck, David went on to faithfully serve in the US Navy during WWII. He met and married his beloved Lorraine, and together they started their family in Hillsdale before moving to Brielle in 1961. David was the President of Cuny and Guerber, Inc. of Union City.
David taught Sunday School in Teaneck, NJ for many years.
He was a past officer of the Manasquan River and Marlin Tuna Club, and a member of the Manasquan River Golf Club. He was a former member of the Manasquan River Yacht Club. David was an avid sport fisherman, known as Captain Dave, who touched many lives up and down the east coast.
Although an accomplished businessman, David's proudest accomplishment was his beautiful family. He will be dearly missed.
David was predeceased by his parents, Cyril and Esther, and his beloved wife, Lorraine, in 1996.
He is survived by his daughters: Donna Hirst and husband George "Chip", Lorrie Dalfo and husband Chris; sons: David "Chip" and wife Nancy, Steve and wife Stephanie, and Robert and wife Cherie. David also leaves his grandchildren: Lauren O'Neal and husband John, Katie Hirst, Alicia Brown, Christy Matthews, Jessica Roberts and husband Aaron, Jenna Matthews, Nicole Matthews, Michelle Matthews, Daniel Matthews, David Dalfo, Chelsea Dalfo, Kimberly Matthews, and Samantha Matthews; and his great-grandchildren, Jack Fiorelli, David Haire, Cayden O'Neal, Jaxson O'Neal, and Noah Roberts.
Visitation will be held at O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Thursday from 3-8 PM. A funeral service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Friday at 11 AM, followed by burial at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. In lieu of flowers, donations encouraged to Meridian At-Home Hospice, 1340 Campus Parkway, Suite A3, Neptune, NJ 07753.
For condolences, please visit www.OBrienFuneralHome.com.
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Published in The Record on Feb. 11, 2014
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