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Ernest Mathews

July 8, 1922 March 26, 2020
Ernest Mathews
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Obituary for Ernest Mathews

Ernest Mathews, age 97, of Vauxhall, NJ. Born July 8, 1922 to the late Annie Ward Mathews and William Mathews. Died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, in Summit, at Overlook Hospital. Ernest was one of 10 children. He was a Military Police Officer in the UnitedStates Army, and served his country in World War II from 1943 to 1946. Ernest became employed at Pierson Mills in Maplewood, NJ, where he worked for 20 plus years.

Ernest was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Mathews. He is survived by his only daughter, Ernestine M. Walker, one brother, Walter Mathews and one sister, Elizabeth Slade, two grandchildren Tyrone G. Tutt Jr., and Lauren Tutt-Boyd (John), five great-grandchildren,one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Ernest was the oldest living World War II Veteran from Vauxhall, NJ.

Ernest has left special memories with so many people throughout his town and community for years.

His calm demeanor, wisdom and love will be greatly missed, but "Never Forgotten."

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Cemetery Details


Heavenly Rest Memorial Park Final Resting Place

268 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover

268 Ridgedale Avenue East Hanover 7936
United States

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