November 11, 1998 - August 26, 2020

KEVIN-EDWARD MATTHEWSNovember 11, 1998 - August 26, 2020

LOUISBURG--Kevin-Edward Kenneth Matthews, 21, of Stroud Township, returned to God on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

Born on November 11, 1998 in Scranton PA. He is the son of Karen Caprio of Louisburg NC and Todd Matthews of Stroud Township.

In addition to his parents, surviving are his step- father, John Caprio; stepsisters Sofia and Giana Caprio of North Carolina; grandparents, Carol P. Matthews of Stroud Township and John Wallace ("Wally") Haggerty of Sayre; aunts, Joan McLane of Los Angeles, CA (who is also his God Mother), Mrs. Richard (Diane) Pope of Scranton, Jean Chapman of Madison Township, Mrs. Gerard (Mary Ann) Walsh of Scranton, Mrs. Thomas (Rose) Zalewski of Tunkhannock and Shirley Chrzanowski of Dushore; uncles, Scot Matthews and wife Debbie of Stroud Township, Ken Haggerty of Sayre, and Nick Caprio and wife Diane of Scranton; cousins, Donny Richardson III of Jefferson Township, Mrs. Matt (Darice) Pauselius, Scot Jr, Ryan, Brenden and Michael Matthews all of Stroud Township, and Bradley Pope of Scranton; and his God Son, Jaxon Wedderman-Graham of Wind Gap.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Kenneth Matthews of Stroud Township and Gerard C. Richardson of Scranton; his aunt, Lisa Pappalardo of Stroud Township; and his uncle, Kevin Richardson of Scranton.

Kevin was an avid dog and cat lover, he loved spending time with his Gram Carol, his trips to North Carolina to be with his mom and spending time with his dad.

Kevin's parents ask that in honor of their son, you perform a random act of kindness in his name.

There will be a funeral mass on Saturday, Sept.12, at 2:30 at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Louisburg. If you plan on attending, please dress casual as my Kevin hates getting all dressed up.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg,

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