In Memory of


Larry Matson

Visitation

Saturday November 17th, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of Memorial Service, in the chapel, at 12:00 noon

Service

Saturday November 17th, 2018 at12:00 noon

Matson: Robert Ira Lawrence “Larry”.
Suddenly, at his home in Alliston, on Tuesday November 13, 2018. Larry Matson, in his 80th year, beloved husband of Ruth (Hastings). Loving father of Steve (Sandy), Mark (Teresa) and Janice (Randy) Gracey. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Kyle (Olivia), Melanie, Mac, Tyler, Mitch, Josh, Brook and his great-grand daughter Zoey. Dear brother of Shirley (Dawson) Aitchison, and Lois (Jack Burnside), (late Ken) Archibald.
The family will receive friends at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, Tottenham, 905-936-3477 on Saturday November 17th, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of Memorial Service, in the chapel, at 12:00 noon. Donations in Larry’s memory to Matthews House Hospice or to Rich Hill United Church would be appreciated by the family. www.RodAbramsFuneralHome.com

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Memorial Tribute

“Larry Matson”
  1. Ernie and Daina Wienecke wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family, we were saddened to hear of Larry’s passing!
    Our thoughts are with you all.
    We cherished knowing him and you over the years!

  2. David Hulse wrote:

    Sorry to hear of Larrys passing.

  3. Barbara Ann Gauley wrote:

    Ruth and family.
    So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Larry. My sympathy.

  4. Jackie and Ryan Calhoun wrote:

    Ruth and family sorry to hear about Larry. Sending our deepest condolences.

  5. Joe and Nancy Blake wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to Larry’s family

  6. Pamela and Scott Mitchell wrote:

    Sorry to hear of your loss Mark and family.

  7. Greg & Sharon Murphy wrote:

    Our thoughts are with you. Hugs ❤️

  8. Brian and Karen Westlake and family wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. He was a true gentleman always with a kind word and time for a chat he will be missed.

  9. Ken and Jean Meher wrote:

    Dear Ruth Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this most difficult time .

  10. Lorraine Gingerich wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers to you all ❤️

  11. John and Rhonda Owen wrote:

    Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing Our sympathy to you and your family

  12. Norma Graham (Cooper) wrote:

    Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing.

  13. Larry & Glenna Gould wrote:

    So very sorry to hear of Larry’s sudden passing. Our condolences

  14. Alice & Barry Kant wrote:

    Ruth and family. so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Our heart felt condolences and sympathies to all. Remember the good times. A memory from long ago; my parents bought my first bicycle from Larry, a balloon tired job that I used to deliver Toronto Star papers around Tottenham and to deliver groceries from Harvey Simpson’s store.

  15. Ailene Mabee wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family We are so saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. Our prayers are with you all.We enjoyed our many times together and had a lot of fun. Will sure miss him.Ailene and Cyril and family

  16. Perry Angela Turnbull wrote:

    Ruth and Family, So Sorry to hear the passing of Larry,our thoughts are with you all.

  17. Donna Argent Williams wrote:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences Ruth and family. Donna Williams

  18. Tom & Corry Tomlinson wrote:

    Ruth and family,
    Sending our condolences to you during this sad and difficult time.

  19. Maureen McGoldrick wrote:

    I am so deeply sadden to hear of the passing of Larry. Thinking of all of you during these difficult days ahead. Sending our love and deepest condolences to everyone in the family. R.I.P. Dear Larry. Hugs Mo and Johnathan xoxo

  20. Sharon Hutchins wrote:

    Ruth and family,
    My sincere condolences on your loss of Larry. Cherish the good times and memories.

  21. J.J. Paul & Margaret Whiteside wrote:

    Ruth & Family,
    We are so saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. Our condolences to you and all the family members. Larry was such a kind gentlemen who will be truly missed.

  22. Gladys Fieldhouse wrote:

    My sympathy Ruth and family. Know a lot of hugs will come your way. It was always nice to share a chat when we’d meet at a community dinner. Bruce treasured the picture of he and Larry at the Woodbridge farm.

  23. Don & Sharon Wilkie wrote:

    Ruth and family so sad to hear about Larry. A helpfull neighbour in the winter with that huge tractor and snowblower. Always considerate . A real human being=very few like him today

  24. Paul Kavanagh & Mary (O’Hara-Kavanagh) wrote:

    Ruth and Family, our sincere sympathy on the loss of your Dear Husband, Father and Grandad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

  25. Norm & Mary Lipsett wrote:

    So sorry to hear about Larry’s passing our sincere condolences to his family.

  26. Tony Douglas wrote:

    Ruth & family…very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Sending our sincerest condolences at this difficult time.

  27. Bruce and Penny Bishop wrote:

    We are saddened to learn of Larry’s passing. Sending heartfelt condolences to all.

  28. Ian and Barb MacIntosh wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family, We are so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing.Our sincere condolences to you. We remember him fondly.

    Ian and Barb MacIntosh

  29. Kevin Holmes wrote:

    Dear Ruth and Family: We are very saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Kevin Holmes and Family.

  30. Mary Varcoe wrote:

    Hi Ruth
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Memories of Rich Hill years ago.
    Mary Varcoe & Family

  31. Howard & Marlene Walker wrote:

    Ruth & Family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences to all of you

  32. Bill and Helen Bible wrote:

    Dear Ruth and Family, We are so saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. We had a lot of great times together with you both and we will sure miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  33. Linda Armstrong wrote:

    Ruth I know all too well of the shock you have suffered.He was such a gentle -man and didn’t deserve his failing health. Know that many are praying for you and your family to find the strength to get through the next days

  34. Joanne McPhail wrote:

    Janice and family:
    So very sorry to hear of your loss. I am unfortunately out of town Saturday but I wanted to convey my sympathies. My thoughts are with you…
    Joanne

  35. Murray and Grace Tomlinson wrote:

    To Ruth and Family
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time,Larry was a loving husband, father ,grandfather and greatgrandfather and you will have many memories of goods times shared together.We will miss him also.
    Our deepest sympathy .
    Murray and Grace

  36. Shirley Stonehouse wrote:

    Matson family: Please accept my sincere condolences on Larry’s passing. He will be missed.

  37. Jim and Shirley Hanrahan wrote:

    Ruth and family,
    We extend our sincere condolences on Larry’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

  38. The Tomlinson Family wrote:

    Dear Ruth, our deepest condolences on the passing of Larry.
    Michele and Ted Tomlinson

  39. Ken/Joan Matchett wrote:

    Words cannot express how you & your family must be feeling at this sudden loss Ruth.Pls accept our deepest sympathies.

  40. Scott and Diane Archibald wrote:

    Aunt Ruth, our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Uncle Larry was a wonderful, kind man and he will be missed by us all. Our thoughts are with you all.

  41. George and jane wrote:

    So sorry to learn of Larry’s passing, we will miss his smile and humor. George and jane

  42. Howard Feaver wrote:

    Ruth so sorry to learn of Larry’s passing he will be missed by all who new him.

  43. Lori Mollett wrote:

    Dearest Ruth I’m so very sorry that Larry has passed. It just doesn’t seem right. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Larry was so gentle and calm. He had a wonderful sense of humour. I’m proud he is my godfather.

    Stephen, Mark and Janice, my heart goes out to you and your families. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as well.

  44. Martha & Ed Gardhouse wrote:

    Dear Ruth & family …. Ed and I were so sorry to hear about Larry’s passing …. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time…

  45. Curtis Archibald & Gabrielle Rivest wrote:

    Aunt Ruth, our family sends our deepest condolences to you. Uncle Larry will certainly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

  46. JoanEdwards wrote:

    Ruth &family: : So very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Will bet thinking of you.

  47. Alan Bray wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family, we were very saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. I’ve known him for 65 years. Please accept our deepest condolences for your family’s loss.

  48. Robert (Bob) and Linda Boak wrote:

    Our condolences to Ruth and Family

  49. Mark&Amy Tomlinson wrote:

    We are so sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers ❤️

  50. Ray and Sandra Somerville wrote:

    Dear Ruth, this news is a total shock since it was only in late August we were speaking to you at Schomberg. We will not be able to attend because during those exact hours we are to help a son with his three little guys, during their swimming lessons, because his wife is working. You and your family will, however, be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless

  51. Evelyn wadden wrote:

    Ruth,sorry to hear of Larry’s passing my condolences to and your family

  52. Elaine Keith Drury wrote:

    We are sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. Your in our prayers

  53. Muriel Reynolds (Butch) wrote:

    Dear Ruth and Family,
    My thoughts and sympathy are with you at this time. I enjoyed a nice chat with you both just recently. Thinking of you.

  54. Linda Turnbull wrote:

    Dear Ruth and Family,
    So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a true gentleman. My thoughts and prayers are with you .

  55. Burnel & Sharon Weir wrote:

    So sorry to hear of your loss.

  56. Bev & Larry Hollingshead wrote:

    Dear Ruth & Family
    So sorry for your loss of Larry.
    We last saw you and Larry at
    the Schomberg Market Hall in
    August. Our deepest condolences.

  57. Linda Baker wrote:

    Dear Ruth & Family, So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. May peace replace heartache for you and family…it is a courageous journey.

  58. Ryan and Heather Archibald wrote:

    It was very upsetting to hear the news of Uncle Larry passing away. Ruth, Shirley, Lois and family we are thinking about you all very much at this hard time for everyone.
    With much love from Ryan, Heather, Bryce and Cameron.

  59. Lorie Sloan wrote:

    Dear Ruth, my deepest condolences. May you find comfort knowing you are in the hearts and prayers of so many

  60. JoAnn & Raymond LeGros wrote:

    Ruth and Family so sorry to hear. Hope all your memories are some comfort to all of you at this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Larry was always such a gentleman and lots of fond memories of Florida.

  61. Daryl, Kelly, Ron and Dorothy Goetz wrote:

    Ruth, Steve, Mark, and Janice. Our condolences to you and your family. We will always cherish the fond memories we had as your neighbours in rural Tottenham. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  62. Gord & Marg Adams wrote:

    Ruth –
    Thinking of you and sending sincere condolences to you and your family. Cherish the many memories you have shared over the years.

  63. Chris and Lisa McGuire wrote:

    Heartfelt condolences to the family at this difficult time.

  64. Hank & Betty Lou Vanderpost wrote:

    Dear Ruth and Family:
    We send our deepest sympathy at this very sad time. May your great memories surround you with love and prayers.
    Hank & Betty Lou Vanderpost

  65. Jim DeMaria wrote:

    I’m so sorry.My condolences to you and the family.Ruth and Larry you been amazing to have for neighbors for all these years. I’m sure going to miss Larry.He was always so enjoyable to talk too. May he R.I.P

  66. John Stelmachowicz wrote:

    Janice and family. So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad.

  67. David Gardhouse wrote:

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family

  68. Lorna Simpson wrote:

    Dear Ruth & Family words cannot express how I feel on Larry’s passing. Thinking of you all at this sad time. My condolence & sympathy He will be missed but is now resting in peace.

  69. Heather Vanderburg nee Stirling wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family …. My Deepest Sympathies to you on the passing of dear Larry !! Sincerely Heather and family.

  70. Bob & Julie wrote:

    So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing.

    Bob Eagan

  71. Peggy Segien wrote:

    Ruth and family, so very sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Larry. Just know I’m thinking of you and praying for strength for all. Larry was such a nice, kind man and will he missed by all.RIP dear Larry.

  72. marc ronan wrote:

    Our deepest sympathy to Ruth and family on Larry’s passing. A wonderful man and example to all. Marc Ronan and the Ronan Family

  73. Lois Saunders wrote:

    Dear Ruth & Family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time. Larry was a kind and caring person who will be missed

  74. Evelyn Elmer and John Wiederhold wrote:

    Ruth and Family- Our thoughts are with you at this saddest of times.

  75. Marnie and Murray Stewart wrote:

    I just learned from Roy Westlake today (Nov,19) Sorry for your loss.My Mother was Jennie Stewart, daughter of John Matson.
    Our sincere condolences,Marnie and Murray Stewart,Bolton Your list of comments is a remarkable tribute. MS

  76. Eric and Edith McDonald wrote:

    With caring thoughts of sympathy.Everything that made him the love of your life will live on in your heart to keep him close to you.

  77. Peter & Anna Lisa Wienecke wrote:

    With great sadness did we hear about Larry’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. We will remember him dearly.
    Peter & Anna Lisa & everyone at Dunkerron Elevators

  78. Dave Cober wrote:

    Mark, Steve & Janice, sorry for your loss.

    Dave Cober

  79. Scott and Silvia McMillan wrote:

    So sorry for your loss, Ruth and family. Sending our deepest condolences.

  80. Peter and Karen Harvey wrote:

    So Sorry to here of Larry’s Passing. Our sincere Condolences Peter and Karen

  81. Don & Kathy Mitchell wrote:

    Dear Ruth and family, We are so sorry to hear of Larry’s sudden passing.
    He was always like a gentle giant to me. So loving and kind. He will be very missed. Know that we are praying for you and your family during this very difficult time
    Love Kathy & Don

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