Russell S. “Sonny” Matthews, Sr., 66, of Morrisville, PA passed away suddenly Saturday.
Born in Ewing, he was a longtime area resident and a self-employed Master Plumber. He loved 50’s and Do Wop music, the Jersey Shore and going to Atlantic City. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Son of the late Herbert and Emma Matthews, father of the late Donna Matthews, and brother of the late Barbara Hasbrouck, he is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Carleen Matthews; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Frederick Mayo, Jr.; a son Russell S. “Rusty”, Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Anna Mayo; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Robert Jones, and Patricia and Eugene Reid; a brother, Frederick Matthews; an aunt, Lillian Matthews; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Alicia, Russell III, Christopher, Cheyanne, Jordan and Austin; two great-granddaughters, Jennifer and Lindzy, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
The Funeral service will be held 11am Friday at the Saul Memorial Home, 1740 Greenwood Avenue, Trenton with Thomas M. Maglione, Celebrant, officiating.
Interment will follow in Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, NJ.
Family and friends may call 9-11am Friday at the Memorial Home