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Linda E. Matthews Jan 24, 1953 - Jan 09, 2020

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Linda E. Matthews, age 66, a resident of Garnet Valley, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2020 at home surrounded by her loved ones. 

Linda was raised in Newport, Delaware and graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Linda enjoyed reading on the beach, her bible study group, attending Phillies games, gardening, and spending time with her fellow nurses during girl’s night out. She also cherished spending time with her grandchildren. She attended Brandywine Valley Baptist Church 

She was the daughter of the late Horace and Adele (Becker) Grimes.  

SURVIVORS: Her husband of 36 years: Larry K. Matthews; Sons: Sean (Raven) and Scott Matthews; Siblings: Kathy, Mark, and Susan; and Grandchildren: Jaxon, Declan, and Gemma.

VISITATION:  Saturday from 8:45-9:45 am at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church, 7 Mt. Lebanon Rd., Wilmington, DE. Funeral Service: Saturday at 10:00 am at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church. BURIAL:  Monday, January 20 at 10:00 am at Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood. In Lieu of Flowers: Donations may be made to Cancer Research Institute.   

Service Location

Brandywine Valley Baptist Church

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Begins: Jan 18, 2020 10:00am - 10:00am

7 Mt Lebanon Rd

Wilmington, DE 19803

Cemetery Location

Lawn Croft Cemetery

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Jan 20, 2020 10:00am - 10:30am

1000 W. Ridge Road

Linwood, PA 19061


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Sandra Green says:

Submitted on: Feb 09, 2020

Deepest sympathies to Larry & children and all family members. I enjoyed working with Linda at Crozer, on 1st NW. She was a wonderful nurse & a great person to work with. I was shocked to hear of her passing. She will be greatly missed. Sandy Green

Bob and Sally Forman says:

Submitted on: Jan 16, 2020

To the Matthews and Grimes Families, please accept our condolences on the passing of Lunda! We are currently in Florida so we will not be able to attend the service but we will keep you all in our prayers. Time passes so quickly it seems like only yesterday that the tradition was for the Grimes and Forman Families to spend New Years Day together. We will always cherish those memories! May Grace of God give you peace furring this time.

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