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 Forest Warner Matthey

Forest Warner Matthey

Birth
Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Death 10 Feb 2017 (aged 94)
Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 176332996 · View Source
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Forest Warner Matthey 94 of Salem departed this life on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Willows Center, Parkersburg. He was born on October 11, 1922 on Indian Run, Harrison County a son of the Julius and Della Cunningham Matthey. On January 21, 1944 he married Aldena Orr Matthey who preceded him in death on March 10, 1997.

Surviving are one daughter, Pamela Sue Matthey Howell and husband Curtis, Vienna, one grandson, Patrick D. Blankenship and his wife Mercedes, Tampa, FL, one step grandson, Michael Curtis Howell, Vienna, two great grandchildren, Benjamin Patrick and Charles Thomas Blankenship, Cedar Park, TX. Mr. Matthey was the youngest of ten children and was preceded in death by Erlo Wilson, Cecil Ingram, Opal Mae, Edna Pearl, Clarence Ame, Julius Raymond, Frederick George and James Allen. His sister, Katherine Rebecca, of Baltimore, MD survives.

Mr. Matthey was a former employee of Mc Bride Glass Co., Harvey Industries; and retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. with 25 year's service as a laborer. He was a WWII Navy veteran serving in the Pacific theater; Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Yap and others. Warner enjoyed farming and making white oak baskets with materials he fashioned by hand from trees he cut at the farm. He was Methodist by faith.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Harbert Funeral Home 287 W. Main St. Salem on Wednesday, February 15 at 2:00PM with Pastor Kevin Lough presiding. Interment will follow in the Salem I.O.O.F. Memorial Park with full military gravesite rites being accorded by the Combined Doddridge County Veterans Organizations. Harbert Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Matthey family.


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  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176332996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Forest Warner Matthey (11 Oct 1922–10 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176332996, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by pop-pop (contributor 47752490) .