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Lewis William Matlock Sr.

April 10, 1945 March 11, 2019
Lewis William Matlock Sr.
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Obituary for Lewis William Matlock Sr.

Lewis William Matlock Sr., age 73 of Gilbert passed away Monday, March 11th at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown.
Lewis was the loving husband of Roxane Burham for 46 years.
He was born in Hackensack, NJ on April 10, 1945, son of the late Lewis H. and Eleanor (Cooper) Matlock.
Lewis had worked as a Machinist for Cook Chemical in Hackettstown, NJ for 20 years until retiring.

we have been blessed with the presence of Lewis in our lives. He will be deeply missed by his wife: Roxane Burham of Gilbert; his children: Thomas Matlock and his wife Renata of Gilbert; Cathy Shoemaker and her husband Ryan of Bangor; Lori Matlock and her husband Ronald Fetterman of Effort; Lewis Matlock Jr. and his wife Gail of Saylorsburg and Lisa Pace and her husband Gary of Valdosta, GA.
He is also survived by his siblings: Robert Matlock and his wife Dorothy of Blakeslee; Lois Strunk and her husband Charles of Blakeslee, Pa; Grace Shipps and her husband Samuel of Delaware, NJ; Joseph Matlock of Blakeslee; Carol Shipps and her husband Lester of Bangor and Russell Matlock and his wife Dorothy of Gilbert. He will be deeply missed by his 16 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his former wife: Sharon Matlock of Bangor.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Cynthia Camareri and two sisters: Viola Robinson and Elizabeth Nelson.

A Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 17th at Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert with Pastor Angel Hoskin officiating.
Family and friends are welcome to offer condolences from 1 pm, Sunday, March 17th until time of service at the funeral home.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 1426 Route 209, Gilbert, PA 18331.

Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert, PA in charge of arrangements.

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