In memory of
Robert E. Matthews
ROBERT E. MATTHEWS GRIFFITH, IN Robert E. Matthews, age 65, of Griffith, IN, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Maureen Matthews; children: Melissa (Matthews) Szymanski; Bret (Elena) Matthews; and stepchildren: Michael Lis, Daniel (Aly) Lis, Mary Beth (Jason) Kaplan; 14 grandchildren; one great grandchild; siblings: William "Bill" (Lynette) Matthews, Bud (Rebecca) Matthews, Jane (Steve) Frahm; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Shirleyann Matthews; and son, Bryan Matthews. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 DIRECTLY at Trinity Lutheran Church 7227 Hohman Ave. Hammond, IN. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Hammond, IN. Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Kish Funeral Home 10000 Calumet Ave. Munster, IN, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and at the church, on Thursday, from 10:30 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service with Pastor Frank Showers officiating. A Prayer Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. and a Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Robert retired from Ironworkers Local 395, after 45years of service. He was a member of the McKinley Masonic Lodge 712 of Schererville, IN. Robert was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Robert's name to C.O.P.S, Concerns of Police Survivors. www.kishfuneralhome.net
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