Edith Matthews

Obituary of Edith E. Matthews

Edith E. (Maxim) Matthews, age 96, of Middleborough, died on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at her home. Born in Middleborough, she was the daughter of the late Elmer W. & Doris L. (Leonard) Maxim. Edith went to college and earned her degree in teaching. She was a School Teacher for the Middleborough Public Schools for over 20 years. Edith was a member of the South Middleborough Methodist Church, the South Middleborough Cemetery Association, South Middleborough Grange and the Firemen's Auxiliary. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Melville "Bud" T. Matthews; loving mother of Richmond Matthews & his wife Debra of Wareham, M. Thomas Matthews, Jr. & his wife Lois of Middleborough, Deborah Harlow of Middleborough and Suzanne Matthews of Limerick, Maine; devoted grandmother of seven, great-grandmother of eight and great great-grandmother of three; dear sister of Lucy Fearing of Mattapoisett, Bessy Lindenmoth of Maryland, Susan Westgate of Wareham, Elizabeth Williams of Mattapoisett and the late late Dorothy Vaughan, Nathan Maxim and Elmer Maxim, Jr. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral and interment services will be private.
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