Doreen Frances Matthew

Doreen Frances MATTHEW Born with identical twin Doris on July 27, 1927 in Osceola, WI, then moved to Spring Valley where Doreen graduated from high school. She and Doris moved to St. Paul in 1945 before moving to Seattle in 1951, where she worked for the Alaska Steamship Co. She met Charles Matthew and they married in 1953. Doreen and Charles enjoyed life in Normandy Park where they lived all their married life. Charles passed away in 1995. Doreen enjoyed many things, their vacation home, exploring Washington, going to the ocean, gardening, cooking, sewing, reading, and British TV. She leaves behind son James and spouse Cindy, daughter Laura, daughter Carrie and spouse Tom, granddaughters Melissa, Jasmine, Cameo, Mary Ellen, Lindsey, great granddaughters Chloe and Jadyn, siblings Warren, Lee, and Sharon. A memorial service will be held at John Knox Church in Normandy Park on March 19 at 2pm.

Published in The Seattle Times on Mar. 12, 2011