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Lois Virginia Matthews

Corriganville, MD – Lois Virginia Matthews, 91, of Corriganville, MD, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at WVU Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV.

Born September 29, 1927, in Greensburg, PA, Mrs. Matthews was the daughter of the late Frank Edward Garlitz and Evelyn Jane (Daugherty) Garlitz. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 61 years: William F. Matthews, February 10, 2008; a son: Jeffrey F. Matthews, September 29, 2010; a brother: Joseph E. Garlitz; and a sister: Eleanor J. Stein.

A homemaker, Lois was a graduate of Allegany High School, Class of 1945. She was a member of Saint John’s United Church of Christ. Lois was an avid bingo player.

Lois is survived by her son: William H. Matthews and wife, Vera, Parkersburg, WV; and her brother: Donald Garlitz and wife, Audrey, Mechanicsburg, PA. She also leaves behind her grandchildren: Renae Forsythe and husband, Grant, Grove City, OH; Scott Matthews and wife, Skyler, Hurricane, WV; and Brett Matthews and wife, Jessica, Maidsville, WV; and her great grandchildren: Kate, Emily, and Charlotte.

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 11:00 A.M., with Reverend Dr. Tomislav Dosch officiating. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint John’s United Church of Christ, 14715 Mullaney Avenue, Mount Savage, MD 21545.