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Patricia (Pat) May Matthews

April 30, 1935 - June 8, 2018





Patricia "Pat" May Matthews was born in Portland, OR on April 30, 1935 to Bruce and Beulah Campbell.
 
Pat grew up in the Silverton and Salem, OR area, attending North Salem High School. She later went to Chemeketa Community College and graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1985.
 
She loved watercolor painting and gifted many of her pieces to family and friends. She enjoyed spending time at the beach, especially Florence.
 
She was preceded in death by her son Donald Eyerly.
 
She is survived by her partner of 25 years Charles "Punky" Slocum, 6 brothers and sisters, 5 children, 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
 
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  
 

 

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Goodbye my love,, we will meet again another day ..  Love you ,,   Chuck



Pat and I shared a love of art, especially watercolors, and she was a dear friend for the past ten years. I will miss her quick wit and her infectious smile. She shared her deep love of family and I know how much she will be missed by them. She will always hold a special place in my heart.