Gloria Matthews

Gloria Matthews, Age 81 of Sykes Street Extension, DuBois, PA died Friday, October 23, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Born on July 15, 1934 in Kittanning, PA, she was the daughter of the late Russell A. & Milda E. (Walker) Schrecengost.

On January 13, 1955, she married Fred Matthews. He survives.

Gloria was a homemaker and an avid Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers, & Penguins fan. She enjoyed her yearly family vacation to Myrtle Beach, and enjoyed going on cruises with her family. Most of all, she enjoyed following her children, grandchildren, & great grandchildren in their many sports events and activities.

She is survived by 3 children (Russell “Lamar” Matthews and his wife Karen of Stump Creek, PA; Rodney Matthews & his wife Cathy of Reynoldsville, PA; and Pamela Walker & her husband Scott of DuBois, PA) 3 brothers (Russell “Bud” Schrecengost of Streetsboro, OH; Clayton Schrecengost of Kittanning, PA; & William Schrecengost of Pittsburgh, PA) 7 grandchildren (Heather Pasternak, & Rusty Matthews; Devon & Daron Walker; Nichelle Matthews& Melinda Manning; and Briana Pold) and 6 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter (Holli Matthews)

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 28th at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.

Burial will follow in Lakelawn Memorial Park.

In honor of her granddaughter Holli, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to any cancer fund and/or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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