THE FUNERAL service
has taken place at Treswithian Downs Crematorium, Camborne, for Mr
Clarence James Matthews, of Tuckingmill, who has died at home at the
age of 66. The service was conducted by Pastor Mike Ely
Clarence was born at Wheal Bush, St Day, and attended Halwin School, at
Four Lanes, followed by Tolgus School. On leaving school he served
an apprenticeship with South Crofty Mine for five years and after
that he drove the main hoist for a few years. He then went to work
Clarence met his wife Maggie in 1996. He enjoyed rugby and tug-of-war,
working on cars and also country and western dancing. He liked to
walk the dogs.
Donations were for Cornwall Hospice Care, St Julia's, Hayle, and Cornwall
Macmillan Cancer Support Cornwall and total £595.
The chosen bearers were: Phil, Taffy, Peter, Emmy, Geof and Maurice.
Family mourners were: Maggie, wife; Alan, Keith and Ian, sons;
Vicky, daughter; Sophie, Christopher, Sam, Leaya, Katie and Skye,
grandchildren; Leslie and Frances, Kenny and Carol, brothers and
sisters-in-law; Mark and Fran, brother-in-law and sister-in-law;
Russell, Rex and Ben, uncles; Pat, aunty; Cheryl, niece, and her
husband Bryan; also all his cousins.
Funeral director: John Jenkin for Colin Matthews Funerals, Camborne.
Rest in peace now