Matthews, Annie Louise

MATTHEWS, Annie Louise – Peacefully passed during the night of Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Middlesex Terrace, Delaware at the age of 92.  Louise was born May 12, 1923 in Moore Township to Ambrose and Lena (nee Armstrong) Rumbold. Beloved wife of the late Clayton Matthews (2005) for 65 years. Loving mother of Carol (Brian) Cannom of Delaware and the late Gary (2007) (Janis) Matthews of Brigden. Cherished grandmother of Samuel Cannom, Ann (Derek) Bonin, Allison (David) Cieri, Craig (Melissa) Matthews and Trevor Matthews (Alanna Quock). Great-grandmother, fondly referred to as “GG” by Anthony and Ryder Cieri, Kaiya, Halia, Quinn and Mazlyn Bonin, and Grayson Matthews.  Survived by her brother Melvin (Ruby) Rumbold and sister-in-law Hazel Rumbold. Predeceased by brothers Delmar, Edward (Nancy) Rumbold and sister Helen (Orlo) Fournie. Louise will also be remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:00am until the memorial service time at 11:30am. Rev. Jill Rogers officiating. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sixth Line United Church. Memories and condolences may be sent online at Our family would like to thank the staff at Middlesex Terrace for their exceptional, compassionate care and kindness during her residency and especially during her last weeks.  Also much appreciation and thanks to Steadman Brothers Funeral Home, Andy, David and Mark for their efficient and sensitive assistance.

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  1. Deepest sympathies to all of Louise’s family from Eleanor Davis and Ken and Barb Sitzes. sorry we are not able to make the service tomorrow.

  2. Hazel Rumbold and family from London, and Ottawa express their deepest sympathies to all Louise’s family. She is now at peace and with her pre-deceased husband Clayte, brother Delmer and other famiy

  3. Oh my! Our dear precious neighbour we are so very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother-in-law. May God be with you and all of your family during this difficult time,

  4. Our deepest sympathy to the family. Cherish the wonderful memories that you have, and Louise will be in your hearts always.

  5. Deepest sympathy in the passing of Louise, she was one of the icons of my
    childhood. (((HUGS))) Deanna Core