Roderick H. Mathews, 80, passed away Monday December 28, 2020 at Summit Village where he had been a resident.
Born in Olean, NY on March 21, 1940 he was the son of Hubert A. and Nina V. Roberts Mathews.
As a young boy the family moved to Batavia, NY where he was educated in local schools. He was employed for many years with Agway in Batavia as a truck driver, retiring due to ill health.
He was proud to be a marine and served in the USMC from 1959 -1963.
Survivors include two sons, Philip of Wellesley Island and Ronald of OK; two daughters, Rebecca S. Plummer of Bradford, PA and Barbara Horten of Syracuse; many grandchildren; many great grandchildren; and a sister, Constance Bauer of Alexander, NY; nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at a later date.
Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa.
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