Herbert D. Mathewson
Herb was born on Jan. 8, 1937, in Quincy, Mass.; the son of Wilfred and Margaret
(Whittemore) Mathewson. He grew up in Laconia; receiving his Masters’ degree from UNH. He married his wife, Janice
Daigneau, in 1963. He served our country proudly in the U.S. Army Reserve. He worked for the Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard as a Mechanical Engineer in the SUBMEP office.
He loved cars, especially Corvettes. Herb loved watching sports with his friend Billy. Herb enjoyed family parties and spending time with his grandkids. He liked remodeling and fixing things up. He enjoyed spending time with friends.
Herb will always be remembered by his loving family; by his wife of 49 years, Janice
(Daigneau) Mathewson, of Dover; his son, Mark Mathewson, of Dover; his daughters, Marcie Michaud and her husband, Mike, of North Hampton, and Melissa Cunio of Dover; his brother, Wilfred Mathewson, of California; his grandchildren, Connor Cunio, Ali Cunio, Michael Michaud, and Julia Michaud; and many, many friends.
Besides his parents, Herb was predeceased by his sisters, Priscilla Hoffman and Barbara Smith.
We would like to thank the Portsmouth and Dover Beacon Hospice/Hyder Family Hospice House for the great care given to Herb in his time of need.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Hyder Family Hospice House, 285, County Farm Road, Dover, NH, 03820, or the DARE Program, Dover Youth to Youth Program, 46 Locust St., Dover, NH, 03820.
Friends and family may call from 5-6 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, at the Wiggin-Purdy-Mc- Cooey-Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Ave., Dover. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., with LifeCycle Celebrant Jo Maden officiating. Interment will be at a later date.
For more information or to sign our online guestbook please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com.