Dale R. Matthews, age 69, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017. He was born December 29, 1947, in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late David E. and Leola “Marie” Matthews. He was a long-time member of the Norwin Alliance Church in North Huntingdon. He worked as a master stater winder at Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh for over 21 years before going onto work at Curtis Wright in Cheswick for the next 18 years before retiring. He was a member of the Pitcairn and Ligonier Guns Clubs, the church dart league, and the Westinghouse Bowling Team. He coached softball for PAL and loved hunting and fishing, as well as watching Penn State Football and the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers. He is survived by his wife of over 48 years Denise “De” (Thompson) Matthews, daughters Dayna Matthews Ceresa and Dianna Matthews both of Pitcairn; Susan Ashley Baden and Sara Jane Matz who he considered grandchildren; brothers David “Joel” (Joann) Matthews of Ligonier and Daniel “Danny” (Marlene) Matthews of Level Green; and his two dogs Turner and Walle.
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