Green Funeral Home

600 Reid Ave, Fort Frances, ON


May Edna Matheson

May 13, 1932November 7, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of May Edna Matheson announces her passing on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Rainycrest Home For The Aged. May was born on May 13, 1932 in Fort Frances, ON to Robert and Marta McKenzie. She lived in Fort Frances all her life, working at various businesses over the years. She was well respected for her hard work ethic. Mom loved to host family dinners as she was a wonderful cook. She was united in marriage to Ivan (Ike) Matheson and together they raised 3 children, Jill, Jack and Karen. She was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxillary, an avid bowler for years and loved playing baseball in her younger years. She also enjoyed playing cards, shuffleboard and darts. Mom enjoyed many trips to the casino with family and friends and relaxing at home cheering on the Blue Jays. She leaves behind her children Jill and husband Harvey Perry of Fort Frances, ON, Jack Matheson and wife Julie of Thunder Bay, ON and Karen Edwardson and Tom Johnson of Walker, MN; grandchildren Tammy (Darcy), Dana (Gene), Eric, Kyle (Laura), Jason (Kilena), Ryan and Trevor (Sarah); great grandchildren Lyndsey, Reece, Ethan, Ryan, Evelyn, Marly May, Nellie, Grace and Bauer as well as many nieces and nephews. May was predeceased by her parents; husband Ike; brothers Lyle, Vernon and David and sister June. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 29 in Fort Frances, ON. The family gratefully requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Rainycrest Auxiliary, 550 Osborne Street, Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3T2


  • Rainycrest Auxiliary


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 16, 2019


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Julie Ricard

November 9, 2019

I was so sad to hear of May’s passing. I truly enjoyed getting to know her at Rainycrest, (and you too) she was a terrific lady and will be missed. I’m glad I got to see you both before she passed away. RIP May

Patti Johnson

November 9, 2019

Jill, Jack , Karen and families
We were so sorry to hear of your Moms passing.
Your Mom was such a nice person and so full of life
She was one of the pillars of Phair Ave.
Our condolences to you all
Sincerely Bertha Ossachuk and Patti Johnson