William H. “Bull” Mathewson, 79 of Bairdford, West Deer Township, died Sunday December 20, 2020. He was born August 29, 1941 in Harrison Township to the late Howard J. and Zoe J. (DeClare) Mathewson. Bill grew up and has lived in Bairdford most of his life. He was a member of Bairdford United Methodist Church, Bairdford. Bill worked for James Austin Company, in Mars for over 47 years as a warehouse worker. He enjoyed sports, working as an umpire for West Deer Little League over 20 years and loved following and traveling to see the Deer Lakes Football and Basketball teams, almost never missing home or away games. In his early life he enjoyed being a DJ, and he collected vinyl records.
Survivors include his niece Julie A. (Robert) (Eichner) Smith of Russellton and his nephew William J. (Terri) Eichner of Arlington, VA, great-nieces & nephews Ryan (Kayla), Andrew (Trish), Emily, Natalie, Katrina and Olivia and great-great nephews Xander, Quentin and Eaton.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Mary E. Eichner on January 17, 2012 and his brother-in-law John E. Eichner August 9, 2013.
At the family’s request a private graveside service was held, with the Rev. Jerry Pawloski, officiating. He was buried next to his parents in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township. Arrangements were entrusted to the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Township. View obituary online and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com
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