Unexpectedly at the Charlotte County Hospital, on Sunday, June 10, 2018, Harley Matthews of Wilson’s Beach, NB. Born on Campobello Island, he is the son of the late James Abraham and Margaret Leona (Goodeill) Matthews.

Harley worked over the years with Connors Bros., as well as the Island Department of Transportation. He truly loved the outdoors and when he could he would go fishing and camping.

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Harley is survived by his two sons, Darrell of Wilson’s Beach, NB, and David of Eastport, ME, U.S.A.; one brother, Glen of Campobello, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his four sisters, Elva Jane Matthews, Lorena H. Mitchell, Edna M. Buchanan, and Eloise C. Matthews.

Resting at Wilson’s Beach Pentecostal Church, from where the family will receive friends during a time of visitation on Wednesday from 7 – 9 p.m. only. A memorial graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2 p.m., at Wilson’s Beach Community Cemetery, Head Harbour Road. Pastor Randy Harris officiating. A reception will immediately follow at Edith Lank Camp. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Living Memorial Program would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys’ Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).