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Richard E. Matthews


Matthews, Richard E. (Dick), age 85 of Orlando, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. He is preceded in death by his wife, Roberta (Bert) and daughter Deborah (Debbie). He is survived by his loving companion of the past 12 years, Ovie Dunlap, Orlando. His extended family includes Ovie’s daughters, their husbands, and grandchildren. Dick was originally from Pennsylvania. At the age of 17, he stormed the shores of Normandy, France while in the Army. There he learned his trade as crane operator. His last position worked and retired from was Walt Disney World. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to ASCPA. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home.  2811 Curry Ford Road, Orlando FL.  407-898-2561.

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