Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Kenneth Roy Matthews[1, 2, 3]

Male 1907 - 1989  (81 years)


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  • Name Kenneth Roy Matthews 
    Born 14 Nov 1907  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Ken  [5
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-183651P 
    Died 2 Jun 1989  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried 5 Jun 1989  Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I371101  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Francis Abram Matthews,   b. Jul 1881, Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Mother Mabel L. Seibert,   b. 15 Jun 1882, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1905  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F256554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Edith "Edith" Brighton,   b. 29 Jun 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 2004, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1928  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Kenneth Matthews & Gertrude Brighton's wedding photo
    Kenneth Matthews & Gertrude Brighton's wedding photo
    Image from Dale White 2015
    Children 
     1. Karen Matthews
     2. Dale Ronald Matthews,   b. 27 Mar 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2013, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F257420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Matthews, C. St. J. Kenneth Roy (Ken) - Suddenly, at St. Mary's Hospital, on Friday, June 2, 1989, Ken Matthews, in his 82nd year, formerly of RR 2, Petersburg. Loving husband of Edith; cherished father of Dale and his wife Joyce of Toronto and Karen and her husband James Reid of Lindsay; beloved grandfather of Brent and his wife Eva of Port Perry and Dawn Matthews of Toronto. Also survived by his aunt, Mollye Horton of Kitchener. Mr. Matthews was a Commander in the order of St. John; a lifetime member of the Western Horse Association of Ontario; member of the Royal City Lodge of Perfection A and ASR and the Wilmot Lodge No. 318, AF and AM. The family will receive friends at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St. S. (at Westmount Road), Kitchener, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Sunday. Transfer will be made to St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mannheim, on Monday at 12: 30 pm, with service and committal to follow at 2 pm, Rev. Doug Reble will officiate. As expressions of sympathy, memorial considerations may be made to the St. John Ambulance, K-W Branch or to St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mannheim.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Francis Abram Matthews.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mabel L. Seibert - Matthews.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edith Brighton - Matthews.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 30, Pg 14.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of C. St. J. Kenneth Roy (Ken) Matthews - 1989.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1907 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Sep 1928 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1989 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Jun 1989 - Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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