In Memory of Barbara Mathewson





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Barbara Mathewson

Mathewson, Barbara Janet (nee Lewis) The family of Janet Mathewson (B.Sc. (H.Ec.) 1955, Macdonald College, McGill University) regrets to announce her passing, aged 86, on July 15, 2020, in Mississauga, Ontario during a brief hospitalization. She was the beloved mother of Karen (Paul Rapoport), Erik, Heidi (Robert Shaw), and Ian; grandmother of Graeme Ball (Gloria Cheng), Leonard Ball (Emily Dickson), Geoffrey Ball (Rachel Nolan), and Rebekah Shaw; great-grandmother of Eylin Ball, whom she knew of through pictures; sister of the late Raymond Lewis (Barbara), Derwent Lewis (the late Joan), and Maitland Lewis (the late Kathryn); and aunt of nine nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of Extendicare Mississauga and Credit River Retirement Home (Memory Care) for their help in Janet's last years. Funeral Service will be held at Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre 21 First St Orangeville on Saturday, August 29th, 2020 at 11:30 am. with visitation beginning at 11:00 am. (Face masks or face coverings must be worn at all times in the funeral home - visitor numbers are limited) Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada are appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Barbara in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. Condolences may be offered to the family at