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Richard L. ("Smokey") Matthys

March 15, 1937 ~ July 19, 2018 (age 81)
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Richard “Smokey” L. Matthys

Newark – Richard “Smokey” Lewis Matthys, 81 entered eternal rest on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.

Family will greet friends Tuesday (July 24) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc., 124 W. Miller St, Newark. A Graveside Service will be Wednesday (July 25) at 11 a.m. in Newark Cemetery, N. Main St, Newark.

In memory of Smokey, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Newark-Arcadia Ambulance, 301 Frey St, Newark, NY 14513.

Smokey will be remembered by his son, Jeffrey Matthys; daughter, Melissa (Joseph) Marchitell; grandsons, Zachary Matthys and Patrick Marchitell; brother, Donald (Erika) Matthys; sisters, Shirley (Ken) Warner and Dorothy Furman; many nieces and nephews.

Smokey was predeceased by his parents Lewis and Cora (VanDelde) Matthys.

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Donations may be made to:

Newark-Arcadia Ambulace
301 Frey St., Newark Village NY 14513

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