It is with broken hearts that the family of the late WINSTON MATCHEM of Fortune announces his passing. Winston passed away at his home in Fortune on September 18th, 2019 at the age of 72 . Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Shirley of 49 years; daughters, Lesa Grandy (Terry) of Brooks, AB, and Charlene MacIsaac (Joe) of Antigonish, NS; 6 grandchildren, Gillian, Kayla, Katelynn, Haley, Hannah, and Joseph; 1 great-grandson, Benjamin; brother, Robert Matchem (Gail); sister, Alice Jane Matchem (Felix); brother-in-law, Arch Thorne (Rosaline); sisters-in-law, Della Harris (Pat), Renee Marks, and Daisy Barnes (Clayton); plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Winston was predeceased by his parents, George and Elizabeth Matchem; parents-in-law, Arch and Jane Thorne and brother-in-law Nathan Marks.
The Matchem family will be accepting visitors at Wisemans Funeral Home in Fortune on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm.
The funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel in Fortune on Sunday, September 22nd at 2:30pm. Internment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Fortune.
In Winston’s memory donations may be made to the Salvation Army or flowers gratefully accepted.
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