Edwin H. Matthai Sr.
On Monday, October 15, 2018, Edwin H. Matthai Sr. passed away in his home in North Port, Florida, loving husband to Norma J. Matthai (nee Reynolds) of 65 years.
Edwin retired from Petro Home Services in Essex, MD. He served in the U.S. Army. He attended First Alliance Church in Port Charlotte, FL.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are his children: Eddie Matthai Jr.; Janie Roth and her husband Steve, of North Port, FL; grandchildren: Kelly Utz, of Seffner, FL; and Chad Roth, of North Port, FL; great grandchildren: Zachary Roth, Chase Utz, Colin Utz and Caleb Utz. Ed (Ghost) leaves behind three of his long time BEST friends: Ronnie McKinney, of Deltona, FL; Joe Sallese, of Dundalk, MD; and Bill Wilson, of Eastwood, MD. He was preceded by four half-brothers: Albert Clark, of Baltimore, MD; Lawrence Clark, of Calvert County, MD; Milton Matthai, of Leesville, LA; and Edward Matthai, of Belair, MD.
Funeral services will be held at the Sarasota Memorial National Cemetery in Sarasota, FL, on Wednesday, October 24 at 2:30 p.m. with Chaplain Joe Hudson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, you can make a donation to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Florida 34238.
Farley Funeral Home in North Port, Florida is handling the arrangements. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
EDWIN H. MATTHAI SR.