MATTHEWS, Harvey L.

At his residence with his family by his side, on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, Harvey Leroy Matthews of Wilson’s Beach, NB, husband of the late Eloise Matthews. Born on Campobello, he is the son of the late Harold and Mona (Harvey) Matthews. A resident of Campobello all of his life, he worked in his early years as a fisherman and then went on to work at Connors Bros. until they closed, after which he went to work at Harbour DeLoutre for many years from where he retired. Harvey is survived by his son, Harvey E. Matthews and his wife Amanda; his two grandchildren, Aidan and Chloe, all of Campobello, NB; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Harvey was the last surviving member of a family of 15 siblings. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to nurse Wendy Morrison as well as the nurses and staff of Extra-Mural and his nieces Darlene, Faye, Judy, Pam and Vicki, who gave such care and compassion to Harvey and his family while in their care. Cremation will take place followed by a graveside service to be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Wilson’s Beach Cemetery, Head Harbour Road. Pastor Todd McGuire will officiate. A reception will follow at the Edith Lank Camp. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wilson’s Beach Cemetery Fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).