T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel

755 George Street, Sydney, NS


Sheldon Everette Matheson

4 August, 195021 March, 2020

It is with great sadness that we the family of Sheldon Everette Matheson of Sydney, announce his passing at home on March 21, 2020. Born August 4, 1950 in Welland, ON, he was the son of the late Everette and Joyce Matheson. Sheldon was a member of IBEW and in later years worked with Bruce Power in Ontario until his retirement in 2012 after which he drove taxi part time with City Wide and Dynasty. He enjoyed fishing, darts and shuffle board. He was quite the jokester and loved to play pranks on family and friends. Sheldon is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary (MacNeil), his children, Shauna Holman of Halifax, Shellon Matheson of Sydney, Shane Matheson (Chrissy) of Sydney and Shawn Matheson of Sydney, his grandchildren Dylan, Logan, William, Grace, Luke, Emery and Everette, his sisters Carol Knutson and Leona Rafuse, special niece Linda Rafuse and many other nieces and nephews. A family gathering will take place at a later date. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.twcurry.com. If desired, donations in Sheldon’s memory may be made to the CB Cancer Centre. Special thanks to Dr. Kian Khododad, Dr. Dale Miller, Dr Glen Gracie, the VON and staff of the CB Cancer Centre. The family would also like to thank everyone for their condolences and to those who brought food to our house.


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Paul LeBlanc

29 March 2020

To Mary and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Sheldon's passing.I had the pleasure of working with Shelly on many projects over the years.We also spent several years together serving on the executive of IBEW local 1852.He was always there to lend a helping hand with the children's Christmas parties or any other project we had going in the community.He also enjoyed the annual Baseball tournaments with his IBEW brothers.Shelly was one of those rare people on this earth that seemed to be always in a pleasant mood.My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.
Paul LeBlanc

Ray Tomko

27 March 2020

Mary and Family,

My condolences on the passing of Sheldon. He was always friendly and could be relied upon to have a story or two to share.

He will be Missed

Glenn Lewis

26 March 2020

Sorry to hear of Sheldons passing. He spent his life doing whatever was necessary to support his family which was a great source of pride for him. He had a pleasant demeanour and many friends. Sheldon and I often traded stories of our journey into electrical work and some of the more interesting events; therein. My sincere condolences to the family.

Gloria Rolfe

26 March 2020

Sending our condolences to you all,sincerely Gloria and RayRolfe

Donna Carew

26 March 2020

I'm so sorry to read of Sheldon s passing. I worked with him during his time drving for Dynasty Cabs. No matter how he was feeling coming in for a shift he always had a smile and took time to chat for a bit.
He fought a good fight.
My thoughts are with you all.
Donna Carew
Formally Donna McMullin.....the youngest from 100 York Street

rick lawrence

26 March 2020

Sheldon was a good guy .a good brother...we put in alot of road miles together.....always there for a friend..will be missed ....R I P.........Bro....sorry i am not home to pay respects....

mary waye

26 March 2020

Thinking of you and sending Sincere sympathy to Mary, Shauna, Shellon, Shane, Shawn and all extended family. God bless you at this difficult time.

Mary, Colin and family

Winnifred Young

25 March 2020

Lots of good memories with Shelly sorry for your loss God Bless the family .

Sandy MacDonald

25 March 2020

So sorry to hear about cousin Sheldon. I have great memories of times we spent together as young boys at Gabarus Lake, where we both lived at the time. My thoughts and prayers are with Sheldon's family .

Danny Matheson

25 March 2020

Fishing swimming laughs at the lake those were the days we thought would never end love cousin rip god bless


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