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July 31, 1931 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Shirley A. Matthews, 92, of West Mayfield passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2024.
Shirley was born on July 31, 1931 in Big Beaver Boro to the late Wray and Edna (Hartman) Stitt. She retired in 1991 after 42 years as an Assembler for Westinghouse Electric Company. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Falls and the Auxiliary of the Beaver Falls American Legion Post 261.
Shirley was preceded in death by husband of 59 years, Clarence C. Matthews in 2015. Together Shirley and Matt enjoyed fishing in Canada, hunting, camping and traveling, having seen all 50 states. They toured Europe and Greece on a cruise through the Panama Canal, in addition to many other adventures. When home she enjoyed working in her yard and doing arts and crafts.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers Wray, Robert, and Norman Stitt and two sisters, Eleanor Eckman and Gladys Rogan.
Friends will be received Wednesday, January 10th from 12 Noon until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. in the HILL AND KUNSELMAN FUNERAL HOME, www.hillandkunselman.com, 3801 Fourth Avenue, Beaver Falls. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, Big Beaver Boro.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1103 - 8th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.