Mark Matthew

Obituary of Mark Matthew

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passed away very unexpectedly while out for a bicycle ride at 77 years old. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Hlavac) for almost 50 years. Loving Dad of Naomi Denney (Rob) and Rachel Matthew. Proud and Adored Papa of Luke, Liam and Natasha Denney. Dearest brother of David Matthew (Sheila) and brother-in-law of John Hlavac (late Joan), Sue Masulka (Ron) and late Jerry Hlavac (Claudia). Mark retired from Chrysler after 30 years of service and was a lifelong farmer. He had a strong faith and will be remembered for his love and dedication to his family. Private family service will be held at Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) followed by interment in Iler Cemetery, Harrow. If desired memorial donations made to Gideon's would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at