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.