Viewing is Friday, January 14, 2022 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm with an 11:30 prayer service at Valerie Panciera’s Landmark Funeral Home, 4200 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood. Interment will be 2:00 pm Friday, January 14, 2022 at Hollywood Memorial Gardens East
JAMES E. MATTHEWS, 66, of Hollywood, passed away January 8, 2022. Born August 24, 1955 in Philadelphia, PA to Frank E. Matthews and Elizabeth Katsoris. A longtime employee for the City of Pembroke Pines Utilities Department, he retired in 2010. James will be remembered for enjoying long bike rides, watching U-Tube videos and always wearing a big smile, His no nonsense and forgiving nature was evident in his ability to calmly quell his friends’ and family’s disagreements.
James was predeceased by his parents, wife Peggy and sister Anna. He is survived by brothers Mike (Lulu), Tom (Karen), John and Patrick, sisters Irene (William) and Kathy, Uncle Rod, Aunt Pat, several nieces, nephews and dear friends Jeffrey and Dave.