Graveside services for Shirley J. Matthews, age 72, of 659 Plains Road,Canton will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday May 15, 2013 at Brick Chapel Cemeterywith Rev. Mike Catanzaro officiating. Mrs. Matthews passed away onThursday, May 9, 2013 at her home in Canton.
Shirley is survived by her husband Roland; three sons, James Matthews andhis wife Marylou(Hatline) of Canton, Dale Matthews and his companionJackie Davey of Potsdam and Harold Matthews and his companion HeatherDickson (Canton)and one granddaughter Alyssa. She is also survived by onebrother Gary Lalone and a sister Helen Lalone. Shirley was predeceased bythree brothers Richard, Carl, Harold and a sister Betty Godfrey.
Shirley was born on March 21, 1941 the daughter of Jay Lalone and MabelRubado and step daughter of John Kennedy. Shirley graduated Canton HighSchool in 1959. She briefly went to work as a Licensed Nurse. She wasactive in the past with the DAV auxiliary, and Ladies aide at Brick ChapelChurch. She married Roland Matthews on May 6, 1960 in the Crary MillsParsonage.
Shirley enjoyed cooking, flowers, crocheting, being with friends andfamily(pets included) on and off Facebook.
Donations may be made in her memory to Brick Chapel Church.