MATTHEWS LymanPosted: December 15th, 2012
June 14, 1910 –
December 11, 2012
Lyman Abbott Matthews passed away peacefully at the age of 102. He was born in Vegreville, Alberta on June 14, 1910.
He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy (Leslie) Matthews, his parents Lebert and Emma (Terrell) Matthews, and his siblings Sydney, Gladys and Alice. He is survived by his children Leslie Matthews of Edmonton, Anne (Michael) Peters of Guelph, and Patricia (Graeme) Greenlee of Lethbridge. Lyman has five grandchildren: Chris (Rachael) Peters, Stefan (Michelle) Peters, Edith Greenlee, Ada (Ben) Larson, Valerie (Dustin) Potorti, and eleven great grandchildren: Madelyn, Charlie, Soleil, Shelvy, Dara, Erynn, Ella, Ruby, Oscar, Olivia, and Chase.
Lyman had a brilliant mind, an active lifestyle, and loved making music. He continued to enjoy playing the harmonica until the end of his life.
An informal gathering to honor Lyman’s life will be held in the Lane Lounge at McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH – 2329 15 Avenue South Lethbridge on Friday December 14, 2012 at 7:00 P.M.
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