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Jean M. Matthews


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Jean M. Matthews

Waretown - Jean May Matthews (nee Schendorf), 91, of Waretown passed away at her home on April 4, 2018. Jean was born and raised in Woodbridge, NJ, formerly of St. Augustine, Fl, where she enjoyed living for 10 years. Since 1996, she had resided in Ocean County.

For over 27 years, Jean worked for White Castle as a District Supervisor.

Jean loved to watch the swans on the lagoon, and the birds on her window feeder. She also exercised regularly at the local gym. Jean took up oil painting when she lived in Florida and ultimately began selling her work. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jean was a communicant of St. Mary's RC Church, Barnegat.

Mrs. Matthews was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Edward in 2005, son Col. Dennis Matthews in 2011, a brother John and sister, Dorothy. She is survived by her daughters Diane Holzmiller and her husband Ralph and Pat Paolini and her husband Orfeo, also her daughter-in-law, Pat, 9 grandchildren Arlene, Kim (Matt), Mike (Jackie), Kelly, Sean, Darryl (Joanne), Greg (Renee), Chris (Ali), Adrian, 8 great-grandchildren and a brother, Robert Schendorf (Beverly).

A Viewing will be held on Sunday, April 8th, 2018 from 2-4 pm and Monday from 10:00-10:30 am at the Bugbee-Riggs Funeral Home, 335 South Main St., Barnegat, NJ 08005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 am at St. Mary's RC Church, 747 West Bay Ave., Barnegat. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean's memory to the Waretown First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 428, Waretown, NJ 08758.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 6, 2018
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