Glenn E. Mathewson
Glenn E. Mathewson 71, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014, after losing his courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Michigan on March 5, 1942. He was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church, a permanent member of St. Ritaís Booster Club, a United States Army Veteran, and retired from E.I. DuPont after decades of service. He loved his U of L Cards.
He is preceded in death by his parents Edmund and Eleanor Mathewson; mother-in-law Charlotte (VanMeter) Gibson; brother-in-law Marvin Gibson; & his beloved cat Smokey.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 48 years Betty Gibson Mathewson; daughters Denise Mathewson, Glenda Adams (Grayson), Lori Harris (Michael), and Sharon Dawes (Eddie); his beloved grandchildren Eric, Quinten, Maina, Zach, Alix, Kristina, Maribeth; great-granddaughter Charlotte; brother Larry (Bonnie); sisters Carol Czerwonka (Tony), Diane Gaynier (Steve), and Kathy Gaynier (Dave); sisters-in-law Beverly Schaefer (Tony) and Barbara Gibson-Tucker; dozens of nieces and nephews, cousins; godmother Lade Mathewson-Sypes; drop in daughters Theresa Maddix and Donna Hardin.
His funeral mass will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday at St. Rita Catholic Church, 8709 Preston Hwy. Visitation Thursday 4-8 P.M. at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Okolona. Cremation to follow.
A special thank you to Dr. Zeyad Kanaan, the University of Louisville Hospital and the Brown Cancer Center.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Brown Cancer Center or you may give the gift of platelets by donating to the American Red Cross in Glennís name.
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