Mrs Doris Drake Matthews

  • Birth 9 Sep 1920 Ansonia, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 8 Oct 2011 Ansonia, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Ansonia, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 78626658

Doris Drake Matthews, of Ansonia, wife of the late Otis Matthews, died Oct. 8.

Daughter of the late George and Bertha Fultz Drake, she was born Sept. 9, 1920 in Ansonia.

Mrs. Matthews worked as a paraprofessional for the Ansonia Board of Education. She was a member of the Immanuel St. James Episcopal Church in Derby; and a member of the Ansonia Senior Center.

Survivors include two sons, William Farnham of Oakville, and Harold Farnham of New Haven; daughter, Paula Euell of Prescott, Ariz.; stepson, David Matthews of New Haven; stepdaughter, Kathy Barbour of New Haven; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; goddaughter, Sharon O'Conner; and several nieces and nephews.

She also was predeceased by two sisters, Lorraine Sills and Gladys Byrd; and brothers, George, Victor, and Vincent Drake.

Jenkins King and Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St., Ansonia, handled arrangements. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery.



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  • Created by: Michael Ryley Bradbury
  • Added: 17 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78626658
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Doris Drake Matthews (9 Sep 1920–8 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78626658, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Michael Ryley Bradbury (contributor 46850737) .