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Robert B. Mathews

October 9, 1942 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Robert Mathews Obituary

Robert B. Mathews, 81, of Leechburg, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024, in his residence.

A son of the late Stanley Lee Mathews I and Vergene (Spencer) Mathews, he was born October 9, 1942 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He worked various jobs and held many positions throughout his life.  He was a member of Forks Zion Lutheran Church in Gilpin Township.  Although he played pool in numerous other places, he was a member of the Hungarian Club Pool League.  Robert enjoyed hunting and fishing as pastimes.

Survivors include his brothers, Stanley Lee Mathews II (Linda) of Apollo, G. Meade Mathews of Colorado; sisters, Leah Bohichik (John) of New Jersey, Liz Ciuca (Doug) of Vandergrift; sweet sister-in-law, Glenna Stitt of Vandergrift; daughter-in-law, Laurie Mathews of Erie; grandson, Christopher Mathews of Erie; numerous nieces and nephews; many church friends; and his bird companions, Spunky and Fozzie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Karen Sulinn (Steim) Mathews in 2022.

Friends will be welcomed by his family for a Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2023 at Forks Zion Lutheran Church, 253 Forks Church Rd., Gilpin Township.  Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.  Donations in memory of Robert may be made to the “Feed My Sheep Pantry” at Forks Zion Lutheran Church.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main St., Leechburg, 724-842-1051.

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Celebration of Life
February 24, 2024

11:00 AM
Forks Zion Lutheran Church
253 Forks Church Road
Gilpin Township, PA 15656


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